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Bantock House Museum, Wolverhampton

(4.6/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • A beautiful house full of many interesting local exhibits and history of local industries. many hands on activities for children. a beautiful park to wander round and a superb cafe with yummy food. 
  • Visited Bantock house & grounds many times. It has a great playground for younger children, the grounds are brilliant for walks, there is a lovely rose garden. The house contains the museum which is v...  more »
  • Went there with my daughter they had some kind of fair on it was a great day out we went round the house and all over the park there where stalls selling things and crafts going on really enjoyed it 
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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.