Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove , Worcestershire, B60 4JR

Avoncroft Museum is home to over 30 historic buildings and structures which have been rescued and re-built in rural Worcestershire. The Museum is spread over 19 acres and includes a wildflower meadow (open April to September), period gardens, a traditional cider and perry orchard as well as the collection of buildings. Whether you have a specialist interest or are looking for a great place to keep the family entertained, you’ll find something to suit everyone at Avoncroft Museum. No matter when you come to Avoncroft Museum, there are always chances for learning and exploring with your family! Particular favourites with our younger visitors include the National Telephone Kiosk Collection, the windmill and the model railway, that is run by Bromsgrove Society of Model Engineers. You can also download activity sheets for more fun before, during and after your visit.

Opening Times

  • Friday 12 September: 1030-1700

Access

Avoncroft Museum is constantly working to improve the accessibility of its site and buildings where possible. We always endeavour to meet our visitors’ requirements where possible, so if you have any specific requests or for more information please call Emma Townshend on 01527 831363 or email bookings@avoncroft.org.uk. Avoncroft Museum is a 15 acre open-air site of historic buildings. The buildings are linked by wide gravel paths and there are numerous benches around the site. The site is mostly flat, although there is one steep hill.

Additional information

The award-winning Edwardian Tea Room is a lovely place to relax with friends or family and enjoy the scrumptious selection of cakes or a light lunch on vintage china. The Tea Room uses fresh, local produce whenever possible, including produce from the Museum’s own period gardens.

Directions

By car Avoncroft is situated close to both the M5 and M42 motorways, approximately two miles south of Bromsgrove. Exit via Junction 5 of the M5 (signed Webbs of Wychbold) or Junction 1 of the M42. Brown tourism signs direct you once you are nearby. The Museum’s postcode for your sat-nav is B60 4JR. By train The Museum is about a 30 minute walk from Bromsgrove Railway Station. By bus The 141 bus from Droitwich to Bromsgrove passes the Museum. The 144 from Birmingham to Worcester stops about 7 minutes walk away (alternatively change to the 141 at either Bromsgrove Bus Station or Droitwich Victoria Square). By canal boat The Museum is about a 10 minute walk from the Birmingham to Worcester Canal – moor at The Queen’s Head pub and walk up Sugarbrook Lane.

Website

www.avoncroft.org.uk/

Organised by

Simon Carter

Date last modified: 16th July 2014 at 15:39

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Restored windmill at Avoncroft

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