The Black and White House Museum is a 17th Century timber-framed building

The Black and White House Museum is a newly re-opened and refurbished magnificent Jacobean half-timbered building in the heart of Hereford City, furnished in period style.

Built in 1621 and home in the past to butchers, saddlers and bankers.

Explore the rooms which give a glimpse into daily life in the 17th Century. Including fashion, dining and bedrooms.

Learn about the city during the Civil War.

Hands on activities for children and families.

For those unable to climb the stairs, a virtual tour is situated on the fully-accessible ground floor. There are also Braille and tactile images for the blind and visually impaired.

Note parking is available close by. Take a look at the council car parks page. There are public toilet facilities nearby, but not on site.

Opening Hours for 2020 (open hours may vary at short notice)

Tuesday – Saturday 10-4

Sunday – 12-3

Open Monday 26th October 10-12 and 1-4

Closed for lunch 12-1 on the following dates:

20th, 21st, 22nd, 26th and 27th October

Admission Charges

  • Adults – £3
  • Children – £2 (under 5s free)
  • Family ticket – £9.50 (2 adults and up to 3 children)
  • Access to ground floor only – £1.50
  • Adult annual pass – £10