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History / Winkhurst Tudor Kitchen
Tudor Cook Cooking demon-stration


Interior Interior


Medieval dishes Cooking Pots on open fire

This early 16th century building originally formed part of a larger house, and was probably used as a kitchen for smoking, brewing, and washing as well as everyday cooking. 

Suggested Topics

  • Unit 2 What were homes like long ago?
  • Unit 8 What were the differences between the lives of rich and poor people in Tudor times?

Workshops Featuring this Building

Medieval Realms   Details
Medieval Cooking   Details
Tudor Cooking   Details
Life on a Tudor Farmstead Food and Cooking Details

Other Information

Fireplaces The Museum's buildings contain examples of the development of fireplaces from a simple open hearth through smoke bays to chimneys.  A tangible example of design evolution. Details