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Red House Museum & Gardens

Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
+44 1202 482860
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Exceptional Social History

Absolutely fantastic display of Social History. Our gratitude to all the staff and volunteers who... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RKR38
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London, United Kingdom
A must visit

There is so much to see. You will need quite a bit of time to see everything. Don't forget the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Neville V
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely fantastic display of Social History. Our gratitude to all the staff and volunteers who made this visit to the Red House a wonderful experience.

Thank RKR38
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is so much to see. You will need quite a bit of time to see everything. Don't forget the dinosaurs in the garden.

Thank Neville V
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was amazed at how much there is to see in this museum. Yet, it is displayed in such a way that the exhibits are clearly seen, and generally clearly labelled without seeming overcrowded as the temptation with such museums often is. The displays cover...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit to learn of the history of Christchurch with some interesting artefacts on display. It's best feature is the research room for serious researchers where in depth documents and files can be viewed. Small pleasant garden at rear

Thank Queenswood18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great museum, lots to see and part of a Bailey bridge as well. Watch out for the dinosaurs. Gardens are lovely with interesting herb garden

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Found this museum by chance and found it was free, wasn't disappointed, my son loved it lots of toys to play with and colouring to do. The building used to be the town workhouse, and shows how life was like years ago up to the...More

Thank bigrob1978
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting place / history of the Christchurch Workhouse. Unusual garden which is worth a visit, especially for children. It's a free visit, donations are welcome.

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This was a real find, an interesting building full of interesting things well laid out and interpreted. Staff were very welcoming and obviously really enthusiastic about what they do. It also has lovely gardens though as it was February and very cold we didn't hang...More

Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 30 December 2016

You must absolutely visit this enchanting museum Small yes , character OMG you will really love this place, plenty to see and walk around staff are so efficient and really helpful. If your coming to Christchurch then you really must visit this lovely place

1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I haven't visited the Red House for a year or so. I had a spare hour so in I went. It has an abundance of rooms and displays containing lot's of artefacts and history pertaining to the local area. Plus lot's of social commentary. All...More

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