Mr Straw's House (National Trust)
5 Blyth Grove
01909 482 380
Come explore our ordinary house, yet extraordinary home. An Edwardian semi-detached house, which the Straw family moved into in 1923, has remained virtually unchanged ever since.
This life-sized time capsule has delighted guests for twenty years, providing a rare glimpse at treasured objects from times gone by.
•Friendly room guides.
•Exhibition of hidden items.
•coffee area for drinks and snacks.
•Mr Straw's garden.
•Cacti collection in our replica greenhouse.
•Activity days and special events advertised throughout the year.
Museum, Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site
12 March - 2 November 2013: 11–16:00, Tues-Sat
As the house is rather cosy we operate a timed ticket and ask visitors to contact us to avoid disappointment.
Adults: £6.90, Children: £3.50, under 5s: free, NT members: free
- National Trust
First and second levels of the house require access using flights of stairs. Ground floor has 6 steps to entrance. However, the small scale of the property enables staff to cater for specific needs on request. Narrow corridors with limited turning space
Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Social History, Personalities, Literature, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals, Archives