Your Visit to the County Museum

Find and Contact Us

Aerial view of Hartlebury Castle

Get in Touch with Hartlebury Castle

  • Write: Worcestershire County Museum, Hartlebury Castle, Hartlebury, Worcestershire DY11 7XZ
  • Phone: 01299 250416
  • Fax: 01299 251890
  • Email:

Where to Find Us

Worcestershire County Museum is situated approximately 5 miles south of Kidderminster and 8 miles north of Worcester, just off the A449 main road. Follow the signs reading County Museum into the village of Hartlebury where the museum is in the North Wing of Hartlebury Castle.

How to Get Here

From Worcester:

Take the A449 road signed to Kidderminster and continue for approximately 8 miles. The left turn to Hartlebury village and the County Museum occurs immediately after the second traffic island. Proceed through Hartlebury village, turning left in front of the White Hart public house. The right turn to Hartlebury Castle is 50 metres from the White Hart.

From Kidderminster:

Leave Kidderminster on the A449 road to Worcester. Continue for approximately 3 miles, passing two sets of traffic lights. After the second set of traffic lights take the next turn right, signed to Stourport and the County Museum. Continue on this road past the village school and White Hart public house. The right turn to Hartlebury Castle is 50 metres from the White Hart.

Or you may prefer to download our written directions.

Public Transport

The museum is situated approximately 3-4 miles from Kidderminster, where main bus and train stations are located.  Bus number 303 operates between Kidderminster and Worcester, Monday-Saturday and stops in Hartlebury. The museum is a 15-20 minute walk downhill from this bus stop.

For local bus information please phone First on 0800 587 7381 or visit the Traveline website.

There is a small unmanned train station in Hartlebury, the museum is approximately a 30 to 40 minute walk from the station, train times vary.

The nearest Shopmobility scheme is in Bromsgrove – call 01527 837736 for more information.