Tudor World

Tudor World, Stratford-upon-Avon: Address, Phone Number, Tudor World Reviews: 4/5

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This award winning living history museum is situated right in the heart of the historic town of Stratford upon Avon within a Grade 2* listed historically significant building. The museum depicts historical settings to simulate the Tudor time period, providing visitors with an experiential interpretation of history. The museum also runs the Walking tour with William Shakespeare; museum ghost tours and is popular with school groups.
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Gillian B
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Fantastic tour!!! Don't miss it.
Dec 2021 • Family
Such a great tour. Will our tour guide was brilliantly entertaining and so knowledgeable. He brought Shakespeare to life (quite literally) and chatted to everyone with ease about Stratford and Shakespeare.

Kids and I loved every minute. Thanks so much. Highly recommend to anyone visiting to take this tour.
Written December 5, 2021
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Sarah D
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Fantastic ghost tour!
Dec 2021 • Friends
Had a wonderful experience doing the Ghost Tour with Sawbones. For £7.50, it’s well worth doing for the experience and the knowledge. Would definitely recommend!
Written December 4, 2021
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Tom m
3 contributions
Very good
Dec 2021 • Couples
Very good museum, very informative on the tudors and Stratford in the Tudor period. We also went on the ghost tour in the evening and John our tour guide was very good and very knowledgable would definitely recommend
Written December 4, 2021
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Anne J
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Spirits of Stratford past
Nov 2021
We visited the Museum both to see the exhibits and later returned for the Ghost Tour. The museum is more suited to the junior visitor and shows rooms set out as they were in Tudor times. The Ghost Tour was much more for the adult as it was carried out by the light of `Ye Olde Led Lantern ` and stories told by the entertaining Winifred who regaled us with tales of murder, dire deeds and haunting. We were thoroughly engaged in the experience and stepped out into the cold, night air looking back with some trepidation into the darkness. But......why had the stairs creaked when nobody was anywhere near them?.........
Written November 27, 2021
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Thank you U932M for your review. It is much appreciated :)
Written November 29, 2021
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Avfc army U
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Fantastic
Nov 2021 • Family
A little Gem in the heart of Stratford upon Avon
Our son is autistic and obsessed with History especially the Tudor age
He said for autistic people this place is PERFECT
they allow you to touch things
There is an enormous amount of information and they have even created genuine smells
He love it so much and will definitely want to return
Written November 23, 2021
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Thank you av for your review. It is much appreciated :)
Written November 29, 2021
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Noel Dennett
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, UK6 contributions
Super tour
Nov 2021 • Couples
Winifred was great, VERY informative and interesting, definitely on the "must do in Stratford upon Avon" list, I'll be back
Written November 14, 2021
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Thank you Boris for your 'super tour' review. We look forward to welcoming you back. 😘
Written November 15, 2021
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RAINB0WSH0ES
Leicester, UK136 contributions
Realistic, Gruesome Tudor Life!
Sep 2021 • Friends
This is a brilliant place to visit! There are so many rooms to go into, all full of Tudor figures and objects from the time. The owner who greets you at the entrance, was very knowledgeable and even did a few modern local accents for us, which we found hilarious! The house seems to be a walk-through maze of just so much stuff to see, there's a prison in one area, and there are rats and straw on the ground. (not real ones, of course!) But everything is so authentic, that you could imagine how awful it was to live around the Tudor period. A lot of the things on display you can touch, which makes it all the better! There is a bed that you can lay on, very uncomfortable as it's packed with straw, and has velvet curtains around it. There are many creepy looking figures situated just about everywhere, all dressed in clothing of the time, doing their various jobs, such as the doctor and the dentist, - really gruesome! The whole place has a dark feel to it,
with heavily draped curtains and fabrics all around, and I would recommend it to kids over 8 years old, as younger ones could actually be quite scared of the faces on these figures. They are VERY realistic! You can have a go at writing using a feather quill and ink, although if you took your paper away with you, the ink would still be wet, so we left it behind.
Very reasonable price entry fee, and if I go to Stratford-Upon-Avon again, I am DEFINATELY going to this museum again, as it was so realistic and also a bit scary, to be honest! The route of the museum takes around an hour, I think, and takes you back to the entrance, and I was sad that it was over, and could have gone round again! There is a great gift shop, inexpensive, and plenty of good quality items to buy. The place doesn't receive any funding, which is sad because it's a real insight for kids and adults, to learn about Tudor times, so I urge you to visit Tudor World, and keep this great place going!
Written November 14, 2021
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Thank you RainbowShoes for your positive review :)
Written November 15, 2021
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rosieclaire12
Worcester, UK16 contributions
Great ghost tour
Nov 2021 • Friends
We had a great evening here. Fab tour conducted by "Winifred". Very informative and made it an eery but fun night out. Highly reccomend for couples or friends
Written November 7, 2021
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Thank you for your lovely review! 👌
Written November 9, 2021
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Leigh N
Walsall, UK14 contributions
Great night and great guide wilfred
Oct 2021 • Couples
Great time in shreeves House with our guide Wilfred who was great aswell the only reason I didn't give 5 stars was because I wanted it to go on longer !Was very informative and spooky !!
Written November 1, 2021
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Thank you Leigh for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoy the tour and we think it is exactly the right amount of time and as advertised! 👻
Written November 3, 2021
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Tracy R
5 contributions
Highly entertaining ghost tour
Oct 2021 • Friends
Winifred (Hannah) the tour guide/spirt was fantastic. We were a rowdy group but she gave as good as she got and then some. She was able to use things we had said as part of the tour to make it extremely funny. Very entertaining, spooky and good value for money. The tour lasted just under an hour and all of our party enjoyed every moment. Felt like you had stepped back in time. 100% recommended
Written November 1, 2021
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Thank you Tracy for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with Winifred ! 🧙‍♀️
Written November 3, 2021
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