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Margate Tudor House

Open Now: 11:30 - 14:30
Open today: 11:30 - 14:30
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beautiful building.

I love this house, i live in margate but visit it regularly with guests, friends and family. My... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wellerbigorange
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Margate, United Kingdom
Worth visiting

We enjoyed our visit, especially dressing into Tudor costumes and taking pictures. Lots of fun! We... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Larysa K
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The Tudor house in Margate, thought to be one of the oldest of its kind in Kent, was open to the public on selected dates during the 2006 summer season.Situated in King Street, it was built around 1525 and is typical of many houses of that period...more
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60 King Street, Margate CT9 1QE, England
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All reviews mind your head combined ticket run by volunteers amazing house costume room plaster ceiling low beams amazing history friendly volunteers opening times old town story telling step back in time worth a visit an interesting place beautiful building great place to visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this house, i live in margate but visit it regularly with guests, friends and family. My grandchildren love it here and the history behind it. The children loved the dressing up and i especially like the upstairs with its nooks and crannys.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit, especially dressing into Tudor costumes and taking pictures. Lots of fun! We bought combined tickets for Margate museum and Tudor house. Volunteers do a very good job in both places, a big thank you from us!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

One time a farmhouse that developed over time. Lots of Tudor features in the building, but not very much on display inside. On the edge of the newly fashonable old town and less than 200 yards from the Harbour. Free entry.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Wonderful authentic Tudor house, rescued from threatened demolition and beautifully restored. Run by volunteers, one of whom (Susan) gave us a fascinating and very knowledgable tour as we were there on a quiet morning. A must for Margate visitors

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

My son loves history.. there was 6 rooms in total. But what really makes this place is the staff and their knowledge. Kids can dress up in tudor clothes.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the Tudor House we young children, it costs hardly anything, it's interesting for the children, even if they don't quite understand it all. Added bonus of being able to do some colouring and then dressing up in Tudor clothes. For just £2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This is an absolute gem of a building - timber frame and wattle and daub construction over 4 centuries it has seen through the major overhauls of Margate's identity from port to seaside resort to Turner museum refurb. The committee into whose hands this building...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We unfortunately only got to see wit from the outside as it was not open to view the interior on the day we went but it is a gorgeous piece of authentic Tudor architecture.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Changed the day of our trip to Margate to coincide with the days open according to the Internet, and as in turned out on the notice in the grounds. Unfortunately the house was not open due to a lack of volunteers. Pity, sounded interesting and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Absolutely stunning building with loads of history from the 16th century through the years to a wonderfully knowledgeable pair of volunteers at the desk to brief on entry. They even have a whole bunch of period costumes upstairs for dressing up and obligatory being silly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Hiya, I worked in The Tudor House as a volunteer. It's two floors with stairs inside and out the back so it's not very wheelchair friendly as it's a medieval building. The parking however, there is none for the Tudor House... More
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