Explore the Tudor Merchant's House

A young boy plays with the replica Tudor toys on the hall floor

Play with the toys and games on show and eat food cooked from recipes from over 500 years ago.

Don't miss

  • Try 'Tudor Family Fortunes' to learn more about this Tudor household
  • Play with the toys in the hall. Did you know the Tudors had yo-yos?
  • Pick up a scroll and discover more about Tudor superstitions
  • Look closely at the painted cloths to find out more about Tudor Tenby
  • Try on the Tudor clothes in the bedchamber
  • Check out the latrine tower and cess pit - the family's indoor loo
  • Sit at the high table and imagine you're the merchant's guests
  • See the best view of the harbour and coast from the bedchamber window

Warming welcome

Join us in the chillier months for a really warm welcome. During autumn and winter, we light the open fire in the house's kitchen - it's ever so cosy and atmospheric!