Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings

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Avoncroft Museum of Historic buildings is an award-winning museum spanning 700 years of Midlands' heritage set in a stunning rural location over 19 acres. Our collection includes a windmill, a Tudor town house and a fully furnished prefab.

The museum was England's first ever open-air museum and is no home to 30 exhibits of architectural and historic significance that have been rescued from destruction or demolition and rebuilt at Avoncroft. The site is also home to the National Telephone Kiosk Collection, a traditional cider and perry orchard and wildflower meadow.

There is ample free parking, a children's play area and an award-winning Edwardian Tea Roo.

Situated in Bromsgrove between Birmingham and Worcester, Avoncroft is easily accessible from the M5, M40 and M42. For cyclists it is just a short ride from National Cycle Routes 5 and 46.

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Opening hours

Tues-Sun 10.30-17.00

Mon-Sun 10.30-17.00

September - October
Tues-Sun 10.30-17.00

Sat & Sun 10.30 - 16.00

Admission charges

Adults: £8.80
OAPs: £7.70
Children: £4.50
Students: £4.50
Family(2+3): £25.00
Members: Free
Under 5 years : Free


  • Museums Association

Additional info

Our library is open to the public by appointment only.

Please pre-book groups and guided tours.

Collection details

Archaeology, Science and Technology, Social History

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Tents on the field at Avoncroft Museum

Museums at Night: A night at the Museum

  • 20 — 21 May 2017 5pm-10:30am

As part of ‘Museums at Night’ we are once again hosting our popular camping night. Bring your tent, pack your sleeping bag and join us for a night under canvas at the Museum. There will be camping adventures as the sun sets, before settling down with storytelling round the campfire.

Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday 2nd May at 10.30am, there are only 30 pitches available, and a payment must be made to secure booking.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Camping tickets are £30 each – This is for one tent maximum of 6 people. There will be an additional £5 charge for any extra people in the tent (max 8 people per tent).



Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
Stoke Heath
B60 4JR

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