The Black and White House Museum

The Black and White House Museum

The Black and White House Museum
4.5
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
About
A Jacobean merchants shop in the heart of Herefords high town. Come and get a flavour of life in the 17th century and browse our selection of unique and unusual gifts in our shop. Entry prices: Adults £3 Children £2 (under 5's free) Families (2 adults, 3 Children) £9.50 Annual pass: Adult £10
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • PetenCaz63
    Northallerton, United Kingdom200 contributions
    Worth a visit if you’re in Hereford to look back at the history
    Worth a visit if you’re in Hereford. This beautiful building - set over 3 floors - is an insight into how the house looked in the 1600’s. The ground floor is a shop and exhibitions whilst the first floor is a reconstruction of how it would have looked as a kitchen / living area whilst the top floor are the bedrooms. The museum is interactive so you are encouraged to try out, for example, the tiny beds. The 2 staff during our visit were both very good and informative.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 10 June 2023
  • Patricia Z
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom51 contributions
    Great time travel!
    What a wonderful place! Staff were very knowledgeable, and helpful, then left us alone to explore. Beautiful setting, dressed with Tudor and medieval furniture. In one bedroom, you could try out the bed, and on the first floor, you could choose to dress up and pretend to be of the period. Which I did, even though I am 70! Took me a while to climb the twisting wooden stairs, but there was no pressure. Really enjoyed my visit!
    Visited July 2023
    Written 25 July 2023
  • JCB2007
    5 contributions
    First visit to Hereford
    We didn't visit the black & white Museum on this visit but we did visit the Cathedral and Mappi Mundi Chained Library. The Cathedral is free (donations) but there is £6 per adult charge to see the Mappi Mundi and Library. Plenty of shops to explore, we ate in the indoor market which had a communal seating area surrounded by different food vendors. One street has a number of European supermarkets which had some interesting foods on offer and delicious looking cakes. We parked at the bus station (£8 for 6 hours). Public toilets are at the bus station but were a bit hit and miss if always open.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 September 2023
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Ian N
7 contributions
Oct 2023 • Friends
Great little museum for the cost . Interactive with the chance for dressing up in periodic custom. Good for young children. Curator was very informative.
Written 21 October 2023
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JCB2007
5 contributions
Sep 2023 • Couples
We didn't visit the black & white Museum on this visit but we did visit the Cathedral and Mappi Mundi Chained Library. The Cathedral is free (donations) but there is £6 per adult charge to see the Mappi Mundi and Library. Plenty of shops to explore, we ate in the indoor market which had a communal seating area surrounded by different food vendors. One street has a number of European supermarkets which had some interesting foods on offer and delicious looking cakes. We parked at the bus station (£8 for 6 hours). Public toilets are at the bus station but were a bit hit and miss if always open.
Written 27 September 2023
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Patricia Z
Greater Manchester, UK51 contributions
Jul 2023
What a wonderful place! Staff were very knowledgeable, and helpful, then left us alone to explore. Beautiful setting, dressed with Tudor and medieval furniture. In one bedroom, you could try out the bed, and on the first floor, you could choose to dress up and pretend to be of the period. Which I did, even though I am 70! Took me a while to climb the twisting wooden stairs, but there was no pressure. Really enjoyed my visit!
Written 25 July 2023
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lincolnhatter
Lincoln, UK753 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
An interesting and architecturally lovely black and white house slap bang in the middle of Hereford, very engaging volunteers and lots to look at and read, well worth the small entrance cost
Written 19 July 2023
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PetenCaz63
Northallerton, UK200 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
Worth a visit if you’re in Hereford. This beautiful building - set over 3 floors - is an insight into how the house looked in the 1600’s. The ground floor is a shop and exhibitions whilst the first floor is a reconstruction of how it would have looked as a kitchen / living area whilst the top floor are the bedrooms. The museum is interactive so you are encouraged to try out, for example, the tiny beds. The 2 staff during our visit were both very good and informative.
Written 10 June 2023
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Martin J
11 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
Interesting museum on 3 floors.
Great that the first floor exhibits were interactive ie we were encouraged to touch stuff.
Written 31 May 2023
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Culture793235
3 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
It is brilliant museum to visit. Trip Advisor says it is free, it isn't, but we'll worth a visit....
Written 29 May 2023
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Dominic
3 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
Iconic hereford landmark that is often forgotten and bypassed as a herefordian. Worth a look. Family friendly
Written 17 October 2022
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Mark L
Wales, UK75 contributions
Aug 2022
Simple history of how life was. worth going to see. small part of history on how we lived, slept and dressed.
Written 19 September 2022
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Darran T
Pangbourne, UK72 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
We visited on a bank holiday Monday when the museum was pretty quite - the kids (10 and 12) enjoyed their time especially the dressing up - the adults enjoyed reading about local history and seeing the authentic recreation of the rooms.

After we left and went home we realised our son had left his phone at the museum - I called up and they were very kind to find it and keep it safe over night. Top people and a nice little museum with shop
Written 30 August 2022
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THE BLACK AND WHITE HOUSE MUSEUM: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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The Black and White House Museum is open:
  • Sun - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
  • Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00