Worcestershire County Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Worcestershire County Museum
Worcestershire County Museum is a local museum located within Hartlebury Castle in Hartlebury, Worcestershire, England, near the City of Worcester. The Museum is one of three sites run by Museums Worcestershire, a Museums Service run in partnership between Worcester City Council and Worcestershire County Council. Its collections include archaeological items, costumes, domestic objects, and toys. There are also a Victorian schoolroom and a Transport Gallery. Other facilities include a nature res
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Hartlebury Castle, a Grade I listed building, near Hartlebury in Worcestershire, central England, was built in the mid-13th century as a fortified manor house, on manorial land earlier given to the Bishop of Worcester by King Burgred of Mercia. It lies near Stourport-on-Severn in an area with several large manor and country houses, including Witley Court, Astley Hall, Pool House, Areley Hall, Hartlebury, and Abberley Hall. The castle became the bishop's principal residence in later periods.
4.67km from Worcestershire County Museum
Brinton Park is a large park of 12.067 hectares near the centre of Kidderminster. The main entrance to the park is from Sutton Road. Oneof the iconic location for a walk and also you can spend some beautiful time in the middle of nature.
Severn Valley Railway - Kidderminster
5.04km from Worcestershire County Museum
The Severn Valley Railway is a tourist attraction and heritage steam railway operating full-size, mainly steam-hauled passenger trains for 16 miles along the beautiful Severn valley. The railway is the sixth-longest standard gauge heritage line in the United Kingdom. Train services are hauled predominantly by steam locomotives, with vintage diesel locomotives hauling occasionally. Diesel locomotives are also used for engineering trains, to replace failed steam locomotives at short notice, and du
The Museum of Carpet
5.08km from Worcestershire County Museum
The Museum of Carpet is a textile museum in the town of Kidderminster in Worcestershire, England. It houses an extensive collection of objects, archives, books and photographs relating to the carpet industry dating from the 18th century to the present day.
5.22km from Worcestershire County Museum
Harvington Hall is a beautiful fortified English manor house whose name all but demands to be pronounced in a cartoonish British accent, and which also holds a number of secret compartments built by the saint of illusionists to hide Catholic priests. The interior features numerous Elizabethan wall paintings, some hidden under whitewash for centuries. Beside the manor is a malthouse and remains of medieval fishponds.
West Midland Safari Park
5.27km from Worcestershire County Museum
West Midland Safari and Leisure Park is a safari park located in Bewdley in Worcestershire, England. It was opened under the name of West Midland Safari Park in spring 1973. The park holds over 165 species of exotic animals, among other attractions such as a small theme park. The park contains the largest groups of white lions, cheetahs, hippopotami, and meerkats in the UK, as well as the largest lemur walk-through exhibit. It was also the first park in the UK to have the African big five game
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Worcestershire is a non-metropolitan administrative, ceremonial and historic county, located in the West Midlands region of England. The area that is now Worcestershire was absorbed into the unified Kingdom of England in 927, at which time it was constituted as a county.