Tudor House and Garden in Southampton
Encompassing over 900 years of history on one site, Southampton’s most important historic building, the Tudor House, has recently been restored with great new displays and facilities. Visitors can enjoy the accessible house and the lovely garden in the delightful setting of Southampton’s Old Town.
It has a fascinating history, lived in by the rich, the famous and the poor, from the Tudor Lord Chief Justice Sir Richard Lyster to the Victorian milliner Eliza Simmons. Find out more about these characters’ stories as you explore the House.
Visitors are given an insight into the lives of former residents of the house through free audio guides, while reconstructed Tudor and Victorian kitchens demonstrate how far mod cons have come in the 21st century.