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The Old House

High Town, Hereford HR1 2AA, England
+44 1432 260694
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what a gem

Called in here on a rainy afternoon. Amazed by how much they have in this house. Built 1621 and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lesleyframe2017
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Interesting history

The museum is small but well worth a visit. There are some original pieces of furniture from the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard M
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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High Town, Hereford HR1 2AA, England
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+44 1432 260694
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in here on a rainy afternoon. Amazed by how much they have in this house. Built 1621 and furnished for around that time or a little later. Boards in the rooms (3 floors) explaining what you're seeing.

Thank lesleyframe2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is small but well worth a visit. There are some original pieces of furniture from the time of the civil war along with some re-creations. Personally my favourite part was the original wall coverings of the muses and the in situ original wall...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By 'museum' standards not large - but full of very interesting artefacts. Have a look at the centuries old children's walking aid - before McLaren buggies were invented! And much more.

1  Thank Gillian P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited the day it re-opened. It is very much better than the old displays. The charge is reasonable, as it has to pay its way we were told. Excellent displays and suitable for children. In the middle of Hereford and good to visit when the...More

1  Thank DEREKFOXY
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We arrived around an hour before closing but as we didn't have the correct change we were sent off to a cashpoint by the guide (wearing a National Trust fleece, though this is not an NT property- perhaps slightly misleading)- we think he may already...More

1  Thank ChrissyA87
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Beautiful Museum with lovely displays of contemporary life with lots of historic information back to Cromwell / Royalists dispute

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I almost stumbled across this museum by accident and I was glad I did! It is well presented and is a fascinating insight into domestic life in the 17th Century.

Thank Ullans
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It had been a few years since I was last in Hereford, and I had heard that the Old House had undergone renovation since my previous visit. Indeed, it is no longer free entry and is now £2.50 for an adult entry. The building itself...More

2  Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed 23 April 2017

As another reviewer has said, this very old building is unsuitable for those with reduced mobility because of steep staircases etc. It is not in fact free to enter but the price is reasonable: £2.50 for an adult. The location map was incorrectly showing Hay-on-Wye,...More

1  Thank Nonglak L
Reviewed 10 March 2017

If you are visiting the lovely city of Hereford, right in the centre of the busy high street you will find this ancient medieval dwelling. It is full of many interesting items, documents, furniture & other artifacts which were used many centuries ago. This place...More

1  Thank Mike P
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