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Red House Museum - Quay Road, Christchurch, Hampshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 50° 43.946 W 001° 46.565
30U E 586373 N 5620785
Quick Description: This museum is tucked away in the picturesque town of Christchurch.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/9/2010 12:11:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM8JC3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 4

Long Description:
The Red House Museum is a beautiful Georgian workhouse restored and full of interesting displays. The displays vary from natural to cultural history including archeology and geology.

The Herbert Druitt Costume Gallery has fashion from 1903 to 1939, The Bygones Gallery details life in the workhouse, The Arthur Romney Green Room allows research of local history and the walled gardens are lovingly planted.

There is also a tribute to Sir Donald Bailey who developed the Bailey Bridge in Christchurch.
Theme:
Local, natural and cultural history.


Street Address:
Red House Museum Quay Road Christchurch Dorset BH23 1BU


Food Court: yes

Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm Sunday 2pm to 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)


Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Medium

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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