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Medieval Merchant's House

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Lovely afternoon with the kids

Bit of a rainy day and looking for some options headed here as it was a free entry day. Pleasantly... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Helen T
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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If you have time this si an interesting although not unique look into medieval life. You are in the... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
robertgM7921GU
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Orlando, United States
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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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58 French Street, Southampton SO14 2AT, England
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+44 23 8022 1503
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really thought this would be interesting, However, there was very little in the rooms. No Guide. No Information. Took us 10 minutes. Young girl who took our fee answered a few questions, but overall very disappointing.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

If you have time this si an interesting although not unique look into medieval life. You are in the US and this stuff is all around you everywhere. If there is a fee it is nominal.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2019

We came here as part of a day visiting English heritage and National trust properties. You dont have to be a member of English heritage to visit here as non members pay the entry charge. The house is set on 2 levels. The rooms have...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

While walking down to ocean village we came acrose this little hub . Turns out to be English heritage. Didn't have pay a penny to view it . The girl at thr front desk was very helpful with every little questions i had and was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019

Just such a wonderful history to enjoy and explore ideal for a day out to just walk and explore the history - great way if you are staying in Southampton maybe waiting for a cruise to depart I love just to try and imagine the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

It seems to just an old historical building looking back into the time of how life was. Other than that, it does not seem clear if visitors are allowed to enter the place or not as I could not find any sign to indicate this.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We went out of our way to find this, walking across town. When we arrived it was 45 minutes before the advertised closing time but the door was padlocked shut.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emat822
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Great place to visit with lots to learn. A lovely cafe and a gorgeous garden to view. There are some lovely herbs to smell and the bees love this.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sue H
Reviewed July 22, 2018

disappointing short visit , would have been better with audio or written plaques explaining what your seeing ,lady on reception was great and able to answer my questions, but i feel the admission price was not great value for money.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Bit of a rainy day and looking for some options headed here as it was a free entry day. Pleasantly surprised. lots of lovely things to see, lovely little outside space. Small cafe. worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Helen T
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