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good to have a walk around here.very interesting would make another visit if in the area worth the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
A Wonderful Step Back in Time

This historic building has had many identities-- all of them fascinating. The docents are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Santa Monica, California
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What secrets lie behind the bright red door? Step inside the TARDIS and experience more than 400 years of history in the museum where you feel you have left the modern world behind. From 'royal party house' of the 16th Century to Victorian reform...more
Red Lodge Park Row, Bristol BS1 5LJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

good to have a walk around here.very interesting would make another visit if in the area worth the value'

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This historic building has had many identities-- all of them fascinating. The docents are incredibly knowledgeable and there is a story around every corner.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LaurieStory
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Plan to go and check opening times. Worth seeing this building from the past and the gardens. Unusual decor and plaster work, rich wood panelling and very helpful guides to give full info.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Enjoyable trip around The Red Lodge, friendly and informative staff. Some school groups were there when we visited. Central location aswell.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KIRSTY3o
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a lovely, interesting and well preserved house with good quality guidance ./ information. When I went it was free! I recommend any tourist tries to see this to get a glimpse of Bristol in the past.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This compact free museum/house is well worth a visit. The upstairs rooms are of particular interest with many original Tudor features. The wood paneling & fireplaces are impressive. The staff were welcoming & enthusiastic. If your in town & have 30/45 mins to spare it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

An excellent young host gave us an in depth picture of the building and it’s phases and changing function. The building contains some beautifully conserved panelling, fire place surrounds, domestic furniture and plasterwork. There is also, now enclosed within a covered yard, a 40 foot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We have visited a couple of times. There is always a detail to look more closely. During Christmas the house was decorated and an orchestra was playing taking visitors back in time. Children were taught how make Christmas tree ornaments. All in all very nice...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 324lenap
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It's not open every day, so check the opening times before you go. This is a small museum and it takes you only 20 min to finish visiting.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lingfeng G
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Loved to walk through those rooms. They really can make you want to live in those times. A little bit smaller than I've expected but would go there again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mara P
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20 June 2015|
Response from trishgwatt | Reviewed this property |
Check wikipedia for the opening times, it varies according different times of the year.