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Red House Museum

Out the front of Red House Museum located in Christchurch Dorset

Guide Prices

Admission to the Red House Museum is free, but donations welcome.

Opening Times

All Year (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Tuesday - Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturdays (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Red House Museum
Quay Road
BH23 1BU
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Tel01725 511912



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • NormanLewis
      Great Torrington, United Kingdom
      Very good, small museum, worth an hour of your time
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th November 2019
      This museum - which is free to enter - is housed in a former 19th century work-house and has many exhibits relating to this history which give an interesting insight into something not normally... Read full review
    • 63bumblebee
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Fanstatic hidden Gem in Christchurch
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 13th November 2019
      A very well laid of musuem. Cant quite believe its Free! it has brilliant information from all ages and historical periods. Would highly recommend to locals or tourists!! Read full review
    • Mike1717
      Christchurch, United Kingdom
      Very interesting small museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th November 2019
      Free to enter, this is a lovely place to visit. It’s building is big, in mellow red brick, and in the past has been a workhouse and a fusee factory. A fusee is a small chain used in clock and... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    By car: the museum is beside Christchurch Priory. Follow brown signs which lead to nearby car parks.There is one hour free parking outside the museum and a pay and display car park at the end of Quay Road.

    Public Transport Directions

    By public transport: Christchurch railway station is a 10 minute walk from the museum. Yellow Buses and red Wilts and Dorset buses pass through Christchurch High Street. Stops are less than a 5 minute walk away, follow tourist signs.

    Related Events

    Saturday, 19th October 2019 - Saturday, 1st February 2020

    19th century photo of shop staff outside of shopCostermongers, Cobblers and Coffee Shops: A History of Christchurch High StreetThis interactive exhibition takes visitors on a journey down their High Street, from its medieval markets and fairs, through to the prosperity of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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    Saturday, 21st December 2019 - Saturday, 21st December 2019

    Colourful Christmas crafts Christmas Crafts and Carols at the MuseumGet out of the cold, take a break from the shopping, and join us on the last day the museum will be open for 2019, for some festive craft activities and carol singing.
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