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Avoncroft Museum Of Historic Buildings

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Address: Redditch Road | Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove B60 4JR, England
Phone Number:
+44 1527 831363
Today
10:30 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:30 - 17:00
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An open-air museum of 30 rescued historic buildings which have been...

An open-air museum of 30 rescued historic buildings which have been dismantled and moved from around the counties of the West Midlands to prevent their destruction. Set in 19 acres of attractive parkland these buildings show how the people of the region have lived, worked and played over the last 700 years.

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Afternoon tea

Wonderful afternoon tea nice and cozy with a nice fire friendly staff and not bad price. Plus you can take a look around Avon croft

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful afternoon tea nice and cozy with a nice fire friendly staff and not bad price. Plus you can take a look around Avon croft

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Thank plum1955
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here to meet up with family members who had young children. There is a lot to see and do and as such I wish we had a bit more time to see everything more closely before having to move on. Dogs are allowed so it meant we did not need to leave ours in the car, especially as... More 

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Thank Croftdog
worcestershire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Excellent value for money , very interesting for all age groups , staff very helpful and informative , very easy to get around for disabled persons

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Thank missperfect64
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Absolutely outstanding! I was especially pleased to hear the stories of the museum coming alive at night from the young gentleman in the tea room, Luke. He was extremely pleasant and seemed to have a special bond with the Teddy Roosevelt waxwork model. Overall, a brilliant experience (even if the Huns were causing mischief).

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Thank Isaac P
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to Avoncroft & thoroughly enjoyed it!!! The staff & volunteers were helpful & very knowledgable. For each building there were details of where it came from, its restoration etc - found it fascinating!! The collection of telephone boxes & a telephone exchange was a unique experience but interesting. Fab selection of tea & cakes in the coffee... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

On a dry sunny day well worth a visit. Some of the buildings are magnificent the main hall,windmill. very well run ( check website for events) interesting for all ages

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Thank Stephen B
Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

My friend and I went Sunday 30 October on a Halloween tour,as we have not been before we didn't know what to expect.we visited most of the buildings with decorations and scares on way around with our torches in the dark we laughed,screamed. But had a good night and also went on train brilliant in the dark!!!

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Thank michelle s
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely few hours walking around the historic buildings. Very knowledgable volunteers at the telephone kiosk display and windmill. Stopped twice at the tea rooms, cream teas to start off and ended on bacony sausage rolls. Can highly recommend both.

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Thank DebC1967
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

lots of interesting old and some not so old buildings. Working windmill. Check to ensure access days.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a great museum, with a wide range of buildings rescued from the local area and beyond. The information about each is interesting and is complemented by guides in costume in some of the buildings.

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