A Merchant’s Harbourside Dwelling
One of Weymouth’s few remaining Tudor buildings, Tudor House originally stood on the edge of an inlet from the harbour and is thought to have been a merchant’s house. It is furnished as the home of an early seventeenth century middle class family and the guided tours explainn aspects of the life and times.
Today, it is owned and operated by Weymouth Civic Society, a registered charity.
A tour of the house gives a fascinating insight into the history of Weymouth in the early seventeenth century during the heyday of Weymouth as a port for trade and exploration. A visit will provide a starting point for the study of our local history.
Guides describe the domestic daily life of the times, including furniture and clothing, cooking and serving of food, lighting and candle making.
Group visits can be arranged throughout the year. School parties are especially welcome. The tour can be adapted to topics in Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum for the study of Tudor and Stuart times.
May – Mid October Tuesday to Friday from 1pm, last tour is at 3.45pm
November to May 1st Sunday of each month, 2pm to 4pm (except January)
Disabled access to Ground Floor only.