We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Tudor House

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Friar Street, Worcester, Worcester WR1 2NA, England
Phone Number:
+44 1905 612309
Website
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

This beautiful 16th century building in the heart of historic Friar Street...

This beautiful 16th century building in the heart of historic Friar Street is run as a museum by volunteers. Displays focus on the house's past, as a home to Tudor weavers through to its use as an ARP Warden's office in WW2, and a school clinic thereafter. A cafe serves tea, coffee and wrapped cakes on vintage bone china. There is a Tudor Rat trail for children. Open Wednesday and Saturday 10-4, and Thursdays in the summer.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 155 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 94
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A new discovery today

Being new to Worcester this was our first walk down to the end of friar street. Lots of interesting old buildings containing shops restaurants and pubs to explore. Tudor house was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
switch_it_off_and_on
,
Worcester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 150: English reviews
Worcester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being new to Worcester this was our first walk down to the end of friar street. Lots of interesting old buildings containing shops restaurants and pubs to explore. Tudor house was once a pub and also a coffee house. It's a lovely old tudor building with interesting displays from different times in its history.Its run by volunteers who are very... More 

Helpful?
Thank switch_it_off_and_on
Kent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in Feb half term with my 8 year old and 3 year old. They both enjoyed the displays and the lovely staff was ever ready to give details required. A must see if you are in the town.

Helpful?
Thank Amn02
Llandybie, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
76 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot to see in this museum especially today with volunteers in fancy dress! Very informative and well laid out. A must visit whilst in Worcester.

Helpful?
Thank Richard2369
Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
66 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed this house earlier on in the day and noticed the amasing knitted tea cosies with the intention of returning. We returned just as they were closing. Were in time to buy a tea cosy but seemingly too late to order a pot of tea! They insisted that they accommodated us. One of the volunteers was touching up the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Joe M
Droitwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
478 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot count the number of times I have walked past this museum and have not given it any thought. However, we had been to lunch at Saffrons and had time to spare and wandered in here. This museum is run by volunteers and is full of interest. I was watching a film of the history of Worcester which was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Hilary P
TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House, responded to this review

Dear Hilary Thank you for such a lovely review! Everyone at Tudor House is pleased you enjoyed your visit so much. Yes, unfortunately the film is an old one, but we feel it gives an insight into how the much the city has changed and developed in a relatively short space of time. Thank you also for the donation mention!... More 

bristol
Level Contributor
48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

A free museum with quirky historical exhibits. Run by friendly volunteers who are knowledgeable. Tea room has cheap drinks and cakes.

Helpful?
Thank elainej51
Worcester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is by far one of my most favourite places to visit in Worcester for a cuppa and toasted tea cake. The staff are all volunteers, the prices are ridiculously low and its a great place to explore the local bygone history.

Helpful?
Thank Michelle W
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I visited this museum with my primary school many years ago & always remembered it fondly, but couldn't remember where it was in the city. A couple of years ago, at the Victorian Christmas fayre, I found it. I proceeded to bring my nephew in the next summer, who loved it. Then his school has visited and he wants to... More 

Helpful?
Thank pipple1973
TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House, responded to this review

Dear Pipple1973 Thank you for your kind review! I'm so pleased to hear that you have enjoyed visiting Tudor House, and your nephew too. I hope you were able to visit during the Christmas Fayre - it was an incredibly busy weekend, but a lot of fun! Do keep an eye on our events page when planning your visit next... More 

Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

There is so much to see, you think it's quite small when you first walk in and then, as you walk around and it opens up, you go upstairs and it just gets better and better until finally you're right at the the top..and wow...fantastic...go back downstairs for one final surprise...the garden...so lovely...a fitting legacy from the lovely very talented... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jennilynn1209
TudorHouse1550, Manager at Tudor House, responded to this review

Dear Jenn Thank you for your review, but I think you may have confused us with Tudor House in Upton upon Severn - there are many similarities! That is a fascinating museum: several years ago, I was lucky enough to meet Lavender, who was dedicated to keeping it open for the benefit of the town. I'm glad you enjoyed your... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This museum is a great piece of history all the way up to WWII. The nice part is the area around the museum is protected from development, so the street looks very close to what it was in the 1900's.

Helpful?
1 Thank dbreva

Travellers who viewed Tudor House also viewed

 
Worcester, Worcestershire
Worcester, Worcestershire
 

Been to Tudor House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Tudor House and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Kidderminster, England, United Kingdom

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Tudor House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?