List of museums in Worcestershire

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This list of museums in Worcestershire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

Museums[edit]

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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
Almonry Museum and Heritage Centre Evesham Abbey Almonry.jpg Evesham Wychavon Local website, local history, rural life, agriculture, trades and social history displays in a 14th-century building was once home to the almoner of Evesham Abbey
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings Avoncroft Museum - Merchants house from Bromsgrove, Worcs (15th C) - geograph.org.uk - 693296.jpg Stoke Heath Bromsgrove Open air Over 25 historic buildings and structures moved from other locations, including houses, a windmill, church, barn, stable, collection of telephone kiosks
Bewdley Museum Bewdley Wyre Forest Multiple website, local and social history, town jail, World War II air raid shelter, 18th century brass foundry exhibit, art exhibits, demonstrations of historic crafts and trades
Bredon Barn Tithe Barn at Bredon - geograph.org.uk - 7039.jpg Bredon Wychavon Historic site website, operated by the National Trust, 14th century barn made from stone
Churchill Forge Mill Churchill Forge, Churchill - geograph.org.uk - 926602.jpg Churchill Wyre Forest Industry Water-powered forge mill used to produce metal tools, open on select days
Commandery The Commandery - geograph.org.uk - 603164.jpg Worcester Worcester History Displays on English history and the historic building during different eras, including medieval, Tudor, Civil War, Georgian, Victorian and 1950s eras
Croome Park Croome Court07.jpg Besford Wychavon Historic house Operated by the National Trust, unfurnished Croome Court manor house designed by Capability Brown and Robert Adam, landscaped park by Brown
Droitwich Spa Heritage Centre Droitwich Spa Wychavon Local information, local history and visitor centre, salt industry, Droitwich transmitting station
Elgar Birthplace Museum Elgar's birthplace.JPG Lower Broadheath Malvern Hills Historic house 19th century period birthplace and home of composer Edward Elgar
Forge Mill Needle Museum Needle Mill Museum-Redditch - geograph.org.uk - 744294.jpg Redditch Redditch Industry Heritage of the needle and fishing tackle industries
George Marshall Medical Museum Worcester Worcester Medical website, history and artifacts about the development of medical care, reconstructed apothecary shop and operating theatre, death masks from prisoners executed by hanging
Gordon Russell Museum Broadway Wychavon Art website, work of the 20th century furniture maker Sir Gordon Russell MC, includes furniture and designs
The Greyfriars The Greyfriars, Worcester - geograph.org.uk - 195492.jpg Worcester Worcester Historic house website, operated by the National Trust, timber-framed 14th house with early 17th- and 18th-century additions, collection of textiles
Hagley Hall Hagley Hall.jpg Hagley Bromsgrove Historic house 18th-century house with state rooms, collection of 18th-century Chippendale furniture and family portraits
Hanbury Hall Hanbury Hall 02.jpg Hanbury Wychavon Historic house Operated by the National Trust, early 18th century William and Mary-style house and gardens
Harvington Hall Exterior of Harvington Hall.JPG Chaddesley Corbett Wyre Forest Historic house Moated medieval and Elizabethan manor house
The Infirmary Worcester City of Worcester Medical Museum website, medical artifacts from the site of the Royal Infirmary at Worcester
Kidderminster Railway Museum Kidderminster Wyre Forest Railway website, railway artifacts
Little Malvern Court Little Malvern Malvern Hills Historic house 15th century prior's hall, monk's cells and other rooms of the Benedictine monastery, collection of vestments, embroideries and paintings
Madresfield Court Madresfield Court - geograph.org.uk - 477152.jpg Madresfield Malvern Hills Historic house Moated manor house reflecting several centuries of ownership, distinguished collections of furniture, art, and porcelain, visits by appointment
Malvern Museum Malvern Abbey Gateway.jpg Malvern Malvern Hills Local Local history in period room displays
Middle Littleton Tythe Barn Middle Littleton Tithe Barn - geograph.org.uk - 41334.jpg Middle Littleton Wychavon Historic site website, operated by the National Trust, 13th century tithe barn
Military Wireless Museum in the Midlands Kidderminster Wyre Forest Military Collection of military wireless communications equipment from around the world
Morgan Motor Company Morgan Plus4 Drophead 1963.jpg Malvern Link Malvern Hills Transportation Factory tours and museum with vehicles, company's history, developments in technology
Museum of Carpet Kidderminster Wyre Forest Industry website, history of local carpet-making industry
Pershore Heritage Centre Pershore Wychavon Local website, local and social history
Stourport Canal Basins Stourport-on-Severn Wyre Forest Transportation website, heritage rooms feature artifacts and exhibits about the basins of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
Tenbury Museum Tenbury Wells Malvern Hills Local Local history
Transport Museum, Wythall Wythall road transport museum - geograph.org.uk - 154031.jpg Wythall Bromsgrove Transportation Buses, battery electric vehicles, a miniature steam railway, memorabilia
Tudor House Heritage Centre Worcester Worcester History website, timber-framed Tudor house with historic artifacts reflecting its use in different ages, local social history, formerly the Museum of Local Life[1]
Tudor House Museum Upton-upon-Severn Malvern Hills Local website, local history
Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum Worcester Worcester Multiple website, art, local history, natural history, geology, archaeology, social history, period chemist's shop, collections of the Worcestershire Regiment and Worcestershire Yeomanry Cavalry
Worcester Porcelain Museum Binns - Aesthetic teapot CPLH 2004.113a-b.JPG Worcester Worcester Art Formerly known as the Dyson Perrins Museum, collection of Royal Worcester porcelain
Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle Stourport-on-Severn Wyre Forest Multiple Local history, period rooms, toys, archaeology, costumes, local crafts, local industry and transportation, area geology and natural history, transport vehicles
Worcestershire Masonic Library & Museum Worcester Worcester Masonic website, Masonic medals, jewels, regalia, ceramics, medals, coins, books, photographs and memorabilia

Defunct museums[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Museum of Local Life". Worcester City Museums. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.bromsgrove.gov.uk/cms/leisure-and-culture/tourism/bromsgrove-museum.aspx Bromsgrove District Council - Bromsgrove Museum is closed

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