Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings

Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
Stoke Heath
B60 4JR

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01527 831886


01527 876934

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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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Medieval Town House lit from inside

Museums at Night: "Night-time Tales"

  • 15 May 2015 7-11:45pm

Come and visit Avoncroft Museum for an atmospheric after hours event. In partnership with Artrix, we are bringing you a special screening of Night at the Museum (Cert PG) in the stunning New Guesten Hall. Afterwards you can find out for yourself what really happens at the museum after dark... Explore 19 acres of grounds, visit our historic buildings (specially lit by candlelit) and meet some weird and wonderful characters with night-time tales to tell.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Adults £8.80; Seniors £7.70; Students in full time education and children £4.50. Family ticket (2 x adults, 3 x children £25.00).