The Commandery, Worcester

The Commandery, Worcester

Encounter the past brought to life in a beautiful building with an 800-year history. Set in the heart of historic Worcester, The Commandery is most famous for being the Royalist Headquarters during the deciding battle of the English Civil War – the Battle of Worcester 1651.

Worcester's Civil War Story evokes the momentous build-up to the Battle of Worcester. Discover a new interactive exhibition at The Commandery, former Royalist battle headquarters in 1651, and experience a pivotal moment in English history. Step into the dramatic debate between Royalist and Parliamentarian beliefs, encounter powerful pieces of the past, imagine daily life as a militia soldier 300 miles from home, and test your strategic skills in the battle room.

With an exciting programme of events, fun family activities every school holiday, as well as its own gardens and the nearby Civil War-themed play area on Fort Royal Hill, The Commandery is the perfect family day out.


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Adults - £7.00 Children under 5 years old - Free Children 5-16 years old - £3.00 Family Ticket (Up to 2 adults & 3 children) - £17.00 Worcester Residents**- Individual (gives free entry for the year) - £5.00 Worcester Residents** - Family Pass (gives free entry for the year) - £12.00 Season ticket adult (entitles the holder to free entry for the rest of the year - includes the first admission) - £12.00 **Please bring your Council Tax bill as proof of residency to qualify for a £5 ticket Opening Times: Open February – December Tuesday – Saturday (10 am – 5 pm) Sunday (11 am – 3 pm)

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By Bus - First Midland Red buses run through Sidbury from Bath Road, London Road, City Walls Road and the City Centre. By Train - Worcester Foregate Street and Worcester Shrub Hill station are both 1km from the Commandery. There are two Pay and Display car parks opposite the building on King Street and Commandery Road.


The Commandery, Worcester
The Commandery, Sidbury, Worcester

Longitude: -2.217126
Latitude: 52.187563

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