We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rowley's House Museum - CLOSED

Barker St, Shrewsbury, England
+44 1743 361196
Review Highlights
Closed and museum moved

Rowleys House is now the administrative HQ of the new University Centre Shrewsbury. The museum and... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2015
Michael H
via mobile
The Jewel in Shrewsbury's crown

This is the most beautiful, in my opinion, building in Shrewsbury which for many years was our... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2014
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Read all 15 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 24, 2015
“Closed and museum moved”
Mar 6, 2014
“The Jewel in Shrewsbury's crown”
Barker St, Shrewsbury, England
+44 1743 361196
Reviews (15)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Rowleys House is now the administrative HQ of the new University Centre Shrewsbury. The museum and all exhibits have been moved about 5 minutes away to the Music Hall, Market Street, which is excellent.

2  Thank Michael H
Reviewed March 6, 2014

This is the most beautiful, in my opinion, building in Shrewsbury which for many years was our museum but now is where the Tourist Information is housed. In April our new museum will be oped in th Music Hall nearby after about 3 yers of...More

1  Thank Mimsiebelle
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Rowley's House is an integral part of the Shrewsbury scene and one of the most historic buildings in Shropshire, if not the West Midlands. Composed of two halves, one brick the other half timbered, Rowley's House goes back to at least the early 17th century...More

Thank John L
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Loved all the history but felt it was lacking in atmosphere somehow. More on Darwin would have been welcome.

Thank Trysh89
Reviewed February 8, 2013

Lovely place to visit as there is lots of history about Shrewsbury if u are new to the area. Lovely old building x

Thank Angry1099
Reviewed January 8, 2013

A lovely building to visit. has lots of intresting items and a good way to waist some time for free. A must if you come to Shrewsbury!

Thank David P
Reviewed October 15, 2012

a great selection of things to look at, and it is free. i loved all the fossils and the artifacts like the flints.

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed October 12, 2012

Everyone should visit this place. Its not just for tourists to get information. Upstairs is the Museum with some treasures. The building is amazing. One of Shrewsburys gems.

2  Thank Ruth A
Reviewed September 28, 2012

We had a lovely day out in Shrewsbury! We started out by train and visited the museum first. It was very interesting and the views from the tower were spectacular! The flowers were gorgeous! There was a wedding party expected and it was a lovely...More

Thank Nikki E
Reviewed August 26, 2012

We visit Shrewbury on a regular basis but needed information about places to visit in the area as we had friends coming with us. The information centre at Rowley's House is excellent. Lots of free leaflets and staff who were really great at giving advice....More

Thank ChristineDurham
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
La Dolce Vita
580 reviews
.04 miles away
Osteria Da Paolo
442 reviews
.05 miles away
Bistro Jacques
1,260 reviews
.07 miles away
Cafe AleOli
130 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The Quarry
1,027 reviews
.19 miles away
St Mary's Church
215 reviews
.18 miles away
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
421 reviews
.13 miles away
St.Chads Church
191 reviews
.11 miles away