Mr Straw's House - National Trust

Exterior view of Mr Straw's House, Nottinghamshire
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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.

Venue Type:

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

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Adults: £6.90, Children: £3.50, under 5s: free, NT members: free


  • National Trust

Additional info

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

Collection details

Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Social History, Personalities, Literature, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals, Archives

Mr Straw's House - National Trust
5 Blyth Grove
S81 0JG




01909 482 380

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.