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Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate

Henbury Road, Henbury, Bristol, BS10 7QS

Tel: +44 (0)117 903 9818

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Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate Bristol

About

Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate features a 19th century mansion, set in 400 acres of parkland, and is home to the social history collection. Discover everyday objects from centuries past, including Victorian toilets and baths, kitchen and laundry equipment, model trains, dolls, toys and period costume in the museum.

You can also explore the parkland and woodlands, as well as enjoying the cafe whilst the kids head off to the children’s adventure playground.

The Castle

The folly castle, as featured in Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey, is opened by volunteers on some summer Sundays. Just look out for the flag flying on top of the castle and enjoy panoramic views of the area from the castle roof.

The Picture Room

The magnificent Picture Room at Blaise Castle House Museum and Estate is hung with paintings from the museum's collections and is licensed for civil ceremonies.

 

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Opening Times

Open (1 Apr 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Open Thursday to Sunday 11am - 4pm
Tuesdays and Wednesdays during school holidays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 11am - 4pm

Awards

  • Visit EnglandCode of Practice Code of Practice 2011

Further Information

Other

  • Gift Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Cafe located in the grounds of the estate, not the museum
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Licenced for civil marriages - Ceremonies only
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Shop
  • Wedding Venue

Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Key Features

  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On Bus Route

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - By appointment only

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      81
    • Very Good
      79
    • Average
      28
    • Poor
      6
    • Terrible
      2

    Recent Reviews:

    • fatfoodfreek179
      Go back in time
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 11th September 2019
      This little museum is based at Blaise Castle in Henbury and takes you back to years past.It is surrounded by Blaise Castle a superb area for walks, and lovely play area for the children, and it is... Read full review
    • bristol777
      A mess
      1 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 23rd October 2019
      At the front of the Museum there is always broken bottles and drug canisters and rubbish strewn about by the local low life,no one inside ever bothers to thinking about their doorstop mess--Its a... Read full review
    • powdies
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Everything for a day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 5th November 2019
      This location has a bit of everything: sweeping grassy areas to play on, a children's playground, wooded walks, and a grand old house containing a very interesting museum. Even a folly, if you can... Read full review

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