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Opening hours

Museum and café 

Open 10am - 4.30pm* from Saturday 29 February

Gift shop and bar:

Open from 10am - 4.30pm* from Monday 3 February

*Last admissions are 30 minutes before closing.

Craft studios:

Our resident craftspeople have their studios open at various times. Please contact them directly to check their opening times.

Admission prices

Visit us, it's free!

Getting here

Load St, Bewdley DY12 2AE

You can access the museum from Load Street or Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Gardens.

Bewdley is easily accessed by car with plenty of car parking available within easy walking distance of either entrance. 

View Wyre Forest District Council car parks.

Nearest mainline railway station is Kidderminster, where you can continue on the Severn Valley Railway to Bewdley. There are also regular buses available.

Additional Information

Gift Shop

We have gift ideas, jewellery, pewter, a selection of wines and spirits including Bewdley Brewery Ales and as always visitors can see our resident craftspeople at work.

Reopens Monday 3 February.

View our What's on page for details of special events running outside of normal opening

During your visit why not treat yourself to something from our café. Visit our Eating page for more information.

For those who wish to bring a picnic, there are benches available in the adjoining Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Gardens, or just bring a rug and relax in our serene grounds.

The Garden Kitchen Café and Bar reopen Saturday 29 February.

There are 4 toilets on site, including 3 wheelchair accessible facilities in the café area, and 2 baby change units.

Large print and braille guides are available to borrow, please ask a member of staff on the front desk located in the gift shop.

The museum is accessible by wheelchair with level entry or ramped access (with the exception of the air raid shelter). One wheelchair is available for use on site (it is advisable to book in advance). There are two access ramps into the museum from the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Gardens, the ramp located on the right hand side of the gardens, with an incline, provides access to the café area, and the ramp located on the left is less steep and enters into the herb garden area.

Please be aware that some of the floor surfaces especially the Shambles and parts of the Brass Foundry are uneven and paved with cobbles. 

The museum's events, exhibitions and education programmes are open to all members of the public. Please contact us if you wish to arrange a special event to cater for a particular disability.

We are continually looking to improve access, if you have any difficulties during your visit or have any comments as to how we can improve our services please let us know. If you need any further help planning your visit please contact us.

Assistance dogs and all well-behaved dogs kept on a lead are welcome on site and in the adjoining Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Gardens.