Redfern's Cottage: Museum of Uttoxeter Life

Redfern's Cottage: Museum of Uttoxeter Life
34-36 Carter Street
Uttoxeter
Staffordshire
ST14 8EU
England

Website

http://redfernscottage.org

E-mail

laura.wiggbailey@btinternet.com

Telephone

01889576176

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Redfern's Cottage

This 17th century timbered framed cottage is situated in the historic market town of Uttoxeter. It offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about the town within the setting of an historic house with a beautiful courtyard garden.
The museum contains period room settings from the 1940s, the 1800s and 1600s as well as permanent displays describing the town's fascinating history and local personalities including Samuel Johnson, Francis Redfern and Mary Howitt.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Museum, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Tues-Fri 12 noon – 3.00pm
Saturday 10.00am – 1.00pm

Admission charges

£3 Adults
£2 Children and Concessions
Under 5s Free
Members Free

Getting there

J15 off the M6, follow signs for A50 Uttoxeter
J21A off the M1, follow signs for A50 Uttoxeter
Uttoxeter Railways station connects trains from Derby and Stoke-on-Trent
Uttoxeter bus station connects buses from Stafford, Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent

Additional info

The museum has a picnic area in our courtyard garden, visitor toilets and a gift shop

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WW1 Uttoxeter: Fallen Heroes

WW1 Uttoxeter: Fallen Heroes

  • 1 April — 24 December 2014 *on now

A free exhibition about the men of Uttoxeter who fought and died in The Great War.

Stories left untold until now about the months leading up to the war and what happened to four Uttoxeter men when the worst happened and war broke out.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free

Website

http://redfernscottage.org

Redfern's Cottage

WW1 ‘War is Announced’ Experience

  • 30 August 2014 11am-4pm

Family day designed to educate and entertain about the days following the start of the First World War on 4th August 1914.

Meet our costumed Officers of the British Army and give the children a taste of army discipline. Make bandages and knit socks for the men in the trenches, dress up as Red Cross workers and get a taste of the lives of the Edwardians whose peaceful summer was ripped apart a hundred years ago.

Admission £2, under 5s free
Members £1

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

Admission £2, under 5s free
Members £1

Website

http://www.redfernscottage.org

Getting there

J15 off the M6, follow signs for A50 Uttoxeter
J21A off the M1, follow signs for A50 Uttoxeter
Uttoxeter Railways station connects trains from Derby and Stoke-on-Trent
Uttoxeter bus station connects buses from Stafford, Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent

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