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Children at Jane Austen's House Museum

Jane Austen's House Museum

Near Alton
GU34 1SD

Add Jane Austen's House Museum to your Itinerary

Tel: +44 01420 83262

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Opening Times

Open February - May 2018 (1 Feb 2018 - 31 May 2018)
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30
Open June - August 2018 (1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Open September - December 2018 (1 Sept 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30

* Closed 24th - 26th December and throughout January 2018. Reopening on Thursday 1st February 2018.
Please check website for opening times.
Last entry time half an hour before closing.

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Nearest major road is A31/A32. Off roundabout that splits A31-A32 about 0.25 mile into Chawton Village.

Public Transport Directions

It is now easier than ever to visit Jane Austen’s House Museum by public transport with an easy to follow walking guide from a nearby bus stop. The number 64 Stagecoach service runs daily between Alton train station and Winchester, while the number 38 service from Petersfield to Alton offers a less frequent alternative option stopping in Chawton Village. Please always check online before travelling

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£8.00 per ticket
Child aged 6 - 16£4.00 per ticket
Concessions/students£6.50 per ticket

2016 prices.



  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Some arrangements willingly made upon prior request.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - Wheelchair access is ground floor only.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Outdoor eating area - garden for picnics
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Dogs admitted on a lead - garden only
  • Groups by arrangement - Groups of between 15 and 60 people are welcome. Essential to prebook. After introductory talk, large groups must divide to go round house.
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - Space for two coaches in Car Park opposite
  • Off-road parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance - Yes but a bit of a walk!
  • Secure cycle parking - can be arranged

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 1 - 5 hours
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction - Largely an indoor attraction but also has garden and out buildings

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

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