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Address: 58 French Street, Southampton SO14 2AT, England
Phone Number: 44 2380 221503
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Description: Step back in time to the Middle Ages as you tour this restored...
Step back in time to the Middle Ages as you tour this restored thirteenth-century house that was home to a medieval merchant.
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Combine with a visit to the Tudor House

Pleasant gardens as well as the house. We enjoyed coffee here too. Recommend a visit if you are going to the Tudor House.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Pleasant gardens as well as the house. We enjoyed coffee here too. Recommend a visit if you are going to the Tudor House.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

What a find this house was the staff were friendly and informative. The gardens are great and we enjoyed lunch there. A clever and different way of showing history I thoroughly recommend this house to everyone.

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dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Sited in an area of modern buildings this loan survivor of Herr Gorings Town planners is an interesting step back in time. although there are a few other restored medieval houses in the UK this one is the best without a doubt.

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Trondheim, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

its An very old building in the middle of the town. My favourite part was the wine barrel hoiated up in front of the building

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It is strange having such an old property surrounded by new buildings, although the second world war had a little hand in that.

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Visited here as part of our English Heritage pass. It was an amazing house and really showed what it would have been like in the medieval times and has been well preserved. We found the staff to be very helpful and even opened up underneath so we could see what that was like - it was a nice touch. Free... More 

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

part of a good tour of the old ruin wall around town centre many sites to visit can last a good few hours

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

The Medieval Merchant's House gives a unique view of what it was like in the medieval times and has been put together quite well and with a lot of care. It is well worth the time to wander about to get a real feel for what it must have been like to live like that.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

It is a very well preserved medieval house, featuring original furniture, architectural details and clothing. We enjoyed this visit very much. Note that it is open only on Sundays from 12 to 5.

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Address: 58 French Street, Southampton SO14 2AT, England
Phone Number: 44 2380 221503
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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