Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge

Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
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Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge is a unique timber-framed Tudor hunt standing built by Henry VIII in 1543. It has magnificent views of Epping Forest from its upper floors and permanent displays in its Tudor kitchen. Other displays include information on Tudor costumes, timber-framing and the history of Epping Forest.

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am - 5pm. Open Bank Holidays (except Christmas Day). Opening subject to school parties and wedding bookings - please telephone to check.

Admission charges


Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Exhibition: Shakespeare and the Forest

  • 29 March — 22 May 2016

Seek, spy and discover our sylvan trail of Shakespearean quotations and narrative about forests, woodlands and what you can find in them.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Museums at Night daytime discovery

  • 11 — 14 May 2016

Discover, discuss, touch and draw treasures and curiosities from our museum and handling collections. A chance to find out more about what we hold in store relating to the history of Epping Forest.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Easter Holiday activity afternoon: Shakespeare and the Forest

  • 30 March 2016 1-4pm

Elizabethan dressing up for all the family, kitchen displays and activities linked to our exhibition and Shakespearean language and lore.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
Rangers Road
Greater London
E4 7QH






Telephone during opening hours

020 8529 6681

Answerphone/school groups enquiries

020 8529 7090

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