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Notice: There will be no morning tours of the Hall on Saturday 22 June due to another event. We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause. The Hall will open normally at 1pm. The Museum, shops and tea room will all open at 11am as normal.
Late 17th-century house with sumptuous interiors and the Museum of Childhood
Two totally different experiences sitting side by side.
The country home of the Lords Vernon, a delight of 17th-century craftsmanship, featuring exquisite plasterwork, wood carvings and classical story-based murals. Be amazed by the grandeur of the Great Staircase and Long Gallery.
The Museum of Childhood is a delight for all ages with something for everyone.
Explore the childhoods of times gone by, make stories, play with toys and share your childhood with others. You can be a chimney sweep, a scullion or a Victorian pupil, and be captivated by our archive film, interactives and displays.