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Lordship Lane, N17 8NU
020 8808 8772
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, 1-5pm
Bruce Castle is a Grade I listed 16th Century manor house in 20 acres of parkland. Henry VIII stayed here, Queen Elizabeth I visited in 1593, and Sir Rowland Hill - who invented the postage stamp - lived here in the 19th century.
Bruce Castle opened as a Museum in 1906 and houses local history collections relating to Haringey. It has historic interior recreations, including a 1930s office (see picture), two galleries and The Inventor Centre - an interactive display that celebrates local inventions and innovations. The castle is also rumoured to have a ghost who appears in November.
Drop-in family arts & craft workshops take place most Sundays 2-4pm.
Bruce Castle Park was the first public park in Tottenham. There is a Tree Trail to follow and the park is part of the Better Haringey Walking Trail. The historic All Hallows Church and Tottenham Cemetery can be found behind the Castle.
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.