Wardown House Museum and Gallery

Wardown House Museum and Gallery

Last Updated on February 17, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Wardown House Museum and Gallery review

The Wardown House, Museum and Gallery are located off the Old Bedford Road just north of the centre of Luton in Bedfordshire. The museum is in a Victorian house within a landscaped park. It features local history collections plus revolving exhibitions.

The house is a Grade II listed building situated in Wardown Park. It was formerly the home of the Scargill family, then a WWI military hospital and now a museum. The museum transports you back in time to a Victorian family home. Each of the houses’ rooms tells a story. There are interactive displays, a treasure trove of local curiosities and the largest hat collection in the UK.

In their Morning Room art gallery you can see inspiring exhibitions and you can even treat yourselves to an Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room cafe. Once you have explored the museum why not explore the park?

FAQ and Further Information Wardown House Museum and Gallery

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You can picnic in the park.

What are the main things to do?

Museum with interactive displays, a treasure trove of local curiosities and the largest hat collection in the UK. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*FREEu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE – the museum is free to visit.

Is there parking?

There is free parking nearby.

When are they open?

The museum is open from Monday to Wednesday. For up to date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

There is no reference to dogs.

Are they accessible?

The museum is accessible for wheelchairs and there are disabled toilets on the ground floor.


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