Planning your school or group visit

The Red Lodge Museum is often described as Bristol’s ‘hidden treasure’ because of its magnificent Tudor rooms.

Group visits

Contact us to book your visit – simply fill in our enquiry form below. All group visits of 10+ people must be booked in advance. This applies to both independent visits and paid or facilitated sessions

Getting here

Find information on how to get to The Red Lodge Museum and coach drop-off points in our Getting here section.

Adult helpers

Please bring at least one adult for every six Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils or one adult for every 15 Key Stage 3 pupils. Pupils should be supervised at all times throughout your visit.


Due to the age and layout of the house, access is restricted and there is no accessible toilet. The workshop takes place on the First Floor.

You can find out more about accessibility in our Facilities section.


Planning on having a picnic as part of your visit? Enjoy it at Brandon Hill off Great George Street or on College Green at the bottom of Park Street.

On arrival

Our Visitor Services staff will show you where you can leave coats and bags. If you’ve booked one of our sessions, a Museum Educator will meet you.

You are welcome to take photographs. We’d love you to share pictures of your school trip with us on social media.


Should you need to cancel or make changes to a school booking please refer to our help page, under cancellations and refunds

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Providing a range of dates will help us find a suitable workshop as they book up quickly
Available at M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery only. Complimentary use when booking a workshop. Charged at £1 per child for independent visits.