Bantock House Museum is a Grade II listed house with formal gardens and 43 acres of parkland in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.
The house originates from the 1700s when it was built as a farm and was later owned by a mayor of Wolverhampton. The ground floor of the house is decorated in the style of the Arts and Craft movement of the late 19th, early 20th century period. The first floor is where the museum displays and exhibits reside and includes information on local important businessmen and a display of locally made jewellery and craft items. Other things to see include the period furnishings, oak panelled rooms, an inglenook fireplace and a grand staircase. There is also a collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings and English porcelain and ceramics.
The formal gardens include a sunken Dutch garden, a rose Garden and a woodland garden with nature trail. There is also a children’s play area and a putting green.
- Car parking.
- Museum shop selling gifts and toys.
- Café serving home-made food and drinks.
- Summer (April to October): Tuesday to Sunday: 11am – 5pm
- Winter (November to March): Tuesday to Sunday: 12pm – 4pm
- Open Bank Holiday Mondays
- Admission free.
Prices and opening hours correct as at January 2017.
Before you start your journey to Bantock House Museum for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.