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Bantock House Museum, Wolverhampton

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Specialty Museum Museum
The house and park are FREE to visit.

Bantock House is arranged over two floors. The ground floor is set in the Edwardian period with Arts and Crafts inspired décor. The first floor features a number of interactive exhibitions exploring local history topics.

Visitors are invited to explore the period setting of the Bantock family’s home and discover stories about the lives of the people who lived there.

Upstairs in the Billiard Room visitors can learn about the lives of prominent Victorian gentlemen who helped to shape Wolverhampton. The first floor also has stunning new room settings which include displays of exquisite locally made japanned ware, enamels and steel jewellery.

With a programme of changing exhibitions In the community gallery and creative hands-on activities throughout the museum, there is always something new and exciting for visitors to enjoy.

Bantock Park covers 43 acres and is a great place for a family outing. There is a cafe, children’s play area, putting green, football pitches and plenty of space to walk and play games.
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  • A wonderful piece of Wolverhamptons history. The house was given to the public by the Bantock family. There is a bus stop at the bottom of the drive.The house has been kept as it was in the eighteenhu...  more »
  • I visit Bantock House quite regularly,its very near to where I live.Very interesting,the house belonged to a local businessman,and the grounds are lovely,either for a walk,or just to relax.Try a meal ...  more »
  • Nice old house with attractive grounds donated to, and run by, the local council. Cafe in the old stables who did a reasonably priced pot of tea (nice selection -chose Lapsang Souchong) Sat in the sun...  more »
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  • What a pleasurable experience. The surrounding were absolutely delightful. Many people seemed warm and friendly. Facilities are in well maintained order and my family enjoyed the whole experience. Another thing to mention car parking facility is free and the cafe within the museum do one of the best coffee ever! ( take a look at their machine and you will know what i mean . The visit was educational, enjoyable and not to mention it was FREE :)
  • Pleasant place to visit, and its free! This is worth a visit to if you want a cheap trip out with your family/friends. The house is very nice and there is also educational outlets/media scattered around the house for you and children to interact with.
  • There is a walking and cycle path around the whole park, a museum and excellent cafe for breakfast and lunches. All are welcome.
  • Great food and staff. Very nice and great quality.
  • Great day out with the family. Lots of space for yhe kids to play.