Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Type:Museum

Old Bedford Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7HA

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Extraordinary Everyday

Discover Luton’s history through the stories of the museum, house and the town.
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery is situated in the beautiful landscaped Wardown Park, on the outskirts of Luton town centre. Step back in time and glimpse an insight into a wealthy family home during the Victorian period.

Explore the different rooms with hands-on displays for a fully immersive experience. The museum tells the story of Luton’s transformation into the exciting and diverse town it is today. 

The museum also houses a range of displays throughout the building, including the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Gallery and the popular Luton Life Gallery.

Follow the mouse trail…can you find them all?

 

Guide Prices

FREE. Donations are welcomed
We charge for some events and activities.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Guided tours for groups

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Car

One mile from Luton Town Centre along A6 towards Bedford. Free parking areas are available on site, one can be accessed from Old Bedford Road and the other from New Bedford Road.

Customer notice: during the winter months, we advise customers attending evening performances to park in the car park on New Bedford Road, opposite the entrance of the museum, since the lighting is better for the darker conditions. 

Public Transport Directions

By Bus

Buses that serve New Bedford Road: 35, 41, 79, 81, 757, 755, 828 and 829.

Buses that serve Old Bedford Road: 24, 24H, 25 and 26.

By Train

The closest station is Luton (Town) Station (Midland Road exit)

Please note: Wardown House, Museum and Gallery is approximately one mile from Luton train station.

By Walking

Wardown House, Museum and Gallery is one mile or about 20 minutes walk from Luton (Town) railway station, down Midland Road and along Old Bedford Road.

                                   

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