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The Red House Museum & Gardens is located in the centre of Christchurch by the Priory. The former Georgian workhouse is now a local history museum which hosts a changing programme of exhibitions and activities for families and adults. Relax in the...more
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Friendly and helpful staff.
Small museum with different exhibits. Things to keep kids occupied like dolls house, dressing up and clip board activities. Garden area was quite nice.
Toilets were clean.
Free to visit but they welcome donations.
We visited the Red House Museum on a day trip to Christchurch. We are so please we did.
Plenty of local history, displayed brilliantly and very informative.
An excellent way to spend a couple of hours.
You will be disappointed if you don't 😁.
The building itself has its own charm and the local history exhibits and installations are very well displayed and interesting. The garden is largely a physic garden and is maintained by volunteers so not exactly manicured but a pleasing little oasis all the same.
The museum itself is situated in Christchurch's former workhouse which is history in itself. It is located just two minutes walk from both the Priory and the picturesque quayside.It is a place that must be taken in on any visit to Christchurch!
A superb little...More
I loved this place, on entering, the volunteers who run the place were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. They explained the history of the building and its collections. It's only small but packed with tiny nuggets of social history, including many toys. The displays are excellently...More
Me and my husband wanted a day out, I have been there before when I was a child but my husband had never been, we thoroughly enjoyed walking through and seeing all the different items from different years. We also enjoyed the gardens and seeing...More