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“adult day out”

Red House Museum & Gardens
Ranked #10 of 44 things to do in Christchurch
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Owner description: 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 aromatic walled Herb Garden featuring herbs and old-fashioned roses, and stroll through the woodland walk in the tranquil South Garden. Facilities include, accessible toilets, cafe, shop as well as venue hire spaces.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Stroller parking
Reviewed June 6, 2012

really lovely place and its free, photo display was amazing, all in black and white

Thank cazzell
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Reviewed May 29, 2012

lovely displays, lots of small intereting items, staff always friendly.

Thank betty d
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

It's a small but very interesting museum with a lovely history of the area. Sweet garden.

Thank Vee99
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Reviewed May 25, 2012

there aren't many things you can do with gneiss kids that are free these days, but this you can. a wonderful little museum with lots of information about Victorian Britain and a wonderful new fossil exhibit. 2 hours very well spent

1  Thank emmuk74
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Reviewed May 24, 2012

Our 8 year old daughter has been studying about Barber Surgeons at school. It is one thing to read it all from books, but totally different to see it bought to life.
We went on the evening of 18 May and as we travelled over an hour to get there we wanted it to be worthwhile, and it certainly exceeded our expectations.
The couple who 'presented' the evening were splendid, really in character and totally captured Spaghetti-minor's imagination. There were only 4 children there and the other 26 were adults. The children were all mesmerised and paid total attention to the evening. There were lots of gory details to keep everyone's minds focussed and the 2 hours seemed to just fly by.
Apparently there are a series of these "Night at the museum" events around the country an we can totally recommend them if this was a taster of the quality.

1  Thank LizzyPasta
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