Avoncroft Museum is home to over 30 different buildings and structures which have been rescued and re-built in rural Worcestershire.
The Museum is spread over 19 acres of beautiful Worcestershire countryside and includes a wildflower meadow, period gardens, a traditional cider and perry orchard as well as the collection of historic buildings.
The museum displays and cares for over thirty historic buildings that range in date from Worcester Cathedral’s fourteenth century Guesten Hall roof to a post second world war prefab from Birmingham, covering over 700 years of Midlands history. Avoncroft Museum also cares for a collection of several thousand objects that reflect the life and work that went on within the buildings and structures. The majority of objects belong to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, ranging from small domestic items to wagons and agricultural equipment.
The Museum is also home to the National Telephone Kiosk Collection, it contains 32 telephone kiosks, including every type used from 1912 to the present day. There are also two mobile exchanges and a stationary telephone exchange from the twentieth and early twenty-first century.
Avoncroft Museum is situated close to both the M5 and M42 motorways, approximately two miles south of Bromsgrove.
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4JR