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Bruce Castle Museum

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Bruce Castle is a Grade I listed 16th Century manor house in 20 acres of parkland. William Compton - a member of Henry VIII’s court, built the oldest surviving parts of the building.  Since then the building has been modified several times by new owners including the Coleraine family. One of the wives of the 2nd Lord Coleraine is said to haunt the building.  Sir Rowland Hill's family ran a progressive school for boys at Bruce Castle during the Victorian period. Sir Rowland reformed the British postal system and became famous for introducing the Penny Post.

Bruce Castle opened as a Museum in 1906 and now houses local history collections relating to the Borough of Haringey.  There is a Tree Trail to follow through the park.


Child: Free
Adult: Free

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Opening times

Open Wednesday to Sunday 1pm - 5pm, and Summer Bank Holidays 1pm - 5pm


Telephone: 020 8808 8772
Website: Click here

Bruce Castle Museum
Lordship Lane
N17 8NU

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