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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



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    Recent Reviews:

    • schoey08
      Coventry, United Kingdom
      Great for family
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 4th September 2019
      Nice place friendly staff, spent around an hour walking round looking at what was on offer and to view. If passing its worth a look around. Read full review
    • JenniferDerby
      Derby, United Kingdom
      Hidden Treasure(s)
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 5th September 2019
      As we were staying very near the museum we popped in for what we thought would be a quick visit. How wrong we were. It's a gem of a place with a lovely garden (including hidden dinosaurs) and places... Read full review
    • Idontknowwhyibother
      Pulborough, United Kingdom
      Best quality interpretation I have seen for a long time.
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 11th September 2019
      The history of Christchurch since the Palaeolithic and the detailed history of the building as a Workhouse. Brilliantly presented. No charge but you will want to make a voluntary contribution. 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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    Pumpkin face lit upPumpkin Carving at the Red House Museum1 hour family pumpkin carving workshop. Includes electric tea light and all tools supplied.
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