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Jane Austen's House Museum in Chawton

Jane Austen's House Museum

Chawton
Near Alton
Hampshire
GU34 1SD

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Tel: +44 01420 83262

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Opening Times

Open September - December (1 Sept 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30
Open February - May (1 Feb 2020 - 31 May 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30
Open June - August (1 June 2020 - 31 Aug 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* Closed 24th - 26th December and throughout January. Reopening on 1st February. 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 stagecoachbus.com.

Events

Friday, 1st February 2019 - Tuesday, 31st December 2019

Making the Museum at Jane Austen's House MuseumMaking the Museum at Jane Austen's House MuseumJane Austen's House Museum first opened to the public 70 years ago, on 23 July 1949. Since then it has welcomed over a million visitors and has become one of the most important and best-loved literary sites in the world. This display of objects and stories throughout the house reveals how…
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Monday, 16th December 2019 - Monday, 16th December 2019

Celebrate Jane Austen's Birthday in ChawtonCelebrate Jane Austen's Birthday in ChawtonVisit Jane Austen's House Museum and Chawton House on 16th December 2019, Jane Austen's birthday. In honour of the occasion, entry on the door will be half price all day at both locations – or free if it is your birthday.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£9.00 per ticket
Child aged 6 - 16£4.00 per ticket
Concessions£8.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • 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

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • 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
  • Parking (free)
  • 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

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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