Visitor Information

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 

10am - 3pm (last entry 2.30pm)

Saturday and Sunday: 

10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

CLOSED Fridays

Admission Charges

Adult: £5.00
Child 5 and over: £4.00
Child under 5: free
Family (2 adults, 3 children): £15.00
Concessions: over 60s and students: £4.00

Joint day tickets with SeaCity Museum are available.

Tudor House and Garden & SeaCity Museum

·         Adult: £12.00

·         Concession:  £9.00

·         Family; £34.50

Tudor House and Garden & SeaCity Pavilion Only

·         Adult: £7.50

·         Concession: £5.75

·         Family:  £22.00

Joint tickets with Tudor House and Garden and annual passes are available – find out more here.

Price includes free audio tour

Most credit and debit cards accepted

Discounts may be available for pre-booked groups, call 023 8083 4536 or email museums@southampton.gov.uk for more information.

Getting Here

Situated in the heart of Southampton city centre, it is very easy to get to the Tudor House and Garden. Whether you're coming straight off a cruise or navigating your way down by car.

By Cruise

Located just a five minute walk away from Southampton City cruise terminal, it is within easy distance from the port. Just walk west down Town Quay before making a right down Bugle Street where you will find the Tudor House, about three quarters of the way down.

By Train

Southampton Central rail station is approximately 1 mile away from the Tudor House & Garden. Regular cross country and local services to London Victoria, Gatwick and London Waterloo are available. A £1 bus service runs from outside platform 4 to Town Quay. You can then walk from here down Bugle Street until you reach the house.

Check times and buy tickets from South West Trains.

By Bus

National Express and Greyhound coaches run from the City centre to all major destinations. The National Express Coach Station, approximately 1/2 - 1 mile from the terminals runs frequent services to London Victoria with last-minute tickets often available.

West Quay Cars

West Quay cars offer a taxi service for anywhere in the city, simply give them a call and they will come and pick you up. 

They are a booking only taxi service, so please call ahead of your journey on 02380 999999.

By Car

Approximately 75 miles from London, following the M3, M27 and A34 provides the most direct and fastest route from the capital, North and Home Counties. If travelling from the West, Bristol or Wales, follow the A36. From the East, follow the A27/M27, exiting at Junction 8. 

See below for information on where to park once in the city centre.

Getting Here Markers

Parking near the Tudor House and Gardens

There is ample public paid-for car parking within a short distance of Tudor House: to the west at The Quays, to the north in Castle Way, to the south in High Street between Britton Street and Porter’s Lane, at Gloucester Square off road parking, and to the east on the corner of Eastgate Street and Back of the Walls. There’s also some on-street metered parking close by, including in Bugle Street.

Car Parks


Dolphin Hotel
Dolphin Hotel

From five star hotels to budget options, there are a host of hotels close to the Tudor House. Situated in the old town and closest to the Tudor House, Mercure Dolphin is a 15th century hotel that has welcomed many renowned historical figures over the years. With a variety of options from the 4 star spa hotel, The Grand Harbour, to the reliant chain of Holiday Inn, you'll be sure to find what you are looking for in Southampton. 

For alternative hotels in Southampton, check HotelsCombined

Holidaycottages.co.uk offers a beautiful selection of cottages across Hampshire. Each unique property provides the perfect base to explore the regions diverse attractions whilst enjoying a variety of contemporary living or traditional accommodation options.

Local Hotels and B&Bs


West Quay
West Quay

Looking for something to do after your Tudor House visit? Why not head up the QEII Mile, towards the heart of the cities shopping district.

Southampton is one of the leading shopping destinations in the South, with hundreds of stores spread out across the city. WestQuay, one of the cities landmarks offers over 100 shops featuring designer and house hold names. Marlands, the cities other main shopping centre offers boutique stores, along with a busy high street and unique, independent shops across Bedford Place and East Street.

Shopping in Southampton