To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies
Jane Austen's House in Chawton

Jane Austen's House

Chawton
Near Alton
Hampshire
GU34 1SD

Add Jane Austen's House to your Itinerary

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 871 reviews871 reviews

Tel: +44 01420 83262

Share this with

x

Opening Times

Open June - August (1 June 2020 - 31 Aug 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Open September - December (1 Sept 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30
Open February - May (1 Feb 2021 - 31 May 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30

* 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

Click to Activate

Road Directions

Jane Austen's House Museum is located in the rural village of Chawton near the town of Alton in Hampshire. The historic city of Winchester is just over 15 miles to the south west of the village, and the market town of Farnham is 10 miles to the west.

Jane Austen's House Museum and the village of Chawton are just off the A31 at the A31/A32 roundabout near the town of Alton. Free parking is provided in the public car park opposite the Museum beyond the pub car park.

Public Transport Directions

By train: South Western Railway operate a regular service between London Waterloo and Alton, which is just 2 miles from the Museum. A taxi service can be found at the station in Alton for the onward journey.

By bus: 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 (Broadway), while the number 38 service from Petersfield to Alton offers a less frequent alternative option stopping directly outside the Museum in Chawton. Please always check the Stagecoach website before travelling. 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£9.00 per ticket
Art Fund Members£4.50 per ticket
Child aged 6-16£4.00 per ticket
Disabled (Carer Free)£4.00 per ticket
Family (1 Adults & up to 3 Children)£15.00 per ticket
Family (2 Adults & up to 3 Children)£22.00 per ticket
Job Seekers£4.00 per ticket
Seniors£8.00 per ticket
Young Person (17-26)£7.00 per ticket

Children under 6 free. Entry to the garden only free.

Tickets are valid for one year from date of purchase, excluding special event days. On your return please present your ticket along with a form of ID.

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)

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

Hide Facilities

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
  • Excellent
    526
  • Very Good
    282
  • Average
    48
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • CharlesC668
    Alton, United Kingdom
    Much improved experiece
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th February 2020
    Compared to my first visit to Jane Austen's house some 23 years ago, this was so much better. The photos and explanations on display have added to the experience, along with a much better sense of... Read full review
  • Kevin B
    Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
    A busy but lovely place
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th February 2020
    We visited early on a Saturday morning in February and were surprised by the amount of people there. It is a lovely house and the film is a good way to learn about Jane Austen and her life. Read full review
  • Roam52805587982
    Perfect
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th April 2020
    What a wonderful experience. The docents were all so welcoming and patient. The interior has been lovingly restored and the artifacts are beautiful glimpses into Jane Austen's private life. Read full review

What's Nearby

  1. Shotters Farm Mews

    Shotters Farm Mews is a barn conversion in the heart of Hampshire, boasting expansive…

    1.36 miles away
  2. Shotters Farm

    Shotters Farm comprises of 2 properties; a charming period house in the heart of…

    1.36 miles away
  3. Alton House Hotel

    Alton House Hotel is a country house hotel set in the idyllic market town of Alton,…

    1.52 miles away
  1. Old Timbers

    Old Timbers is a Grade II Listed house situated in a pretty, traditional English village.…

    1.54 miles away
  2. Feather Down - Manor Farm

    In August 2006, Anna and Will introduced the UK's first Feather Down farm. Located in the…

    2.06 miles away
  3. Upper Neatham Mill Farm

    Award winning Converted 17th century barn accommodation. Tranquil location on the river…

    2.36 miles away
  4. Inadown Farm Holiday Homes

    Five well equipped self catering holiday homes at Inadown Farm in the South Downs…

    2.45 miles away
  5. Shotters Farm Cottage

    Elegant large period cottage situated on the private estate of Shotters Farm, in the…

    2.98 miles away
  6. Travelodge Alton Four Marks

    Whether you want to head into the thriving market town of Alton or experience the hustle…

    3.52 miles away
  7. The Barn (near Winchester)

    Quiet rural retreat with panoramic views over countryside towards Winchester and the…

    3.75 miles away
  8. Tunford Cottage Lodge

    Tunford Cottage Lodge is a Norwegian design timber lodge, comfortably furnished and…

    3.91 miles away
  9. Ivanhoe

    Warm welcome in comfortable homely accommodation with views to open countryside. Ideal…

    3.91 miles away
  10. The Barn at North Lodge

    A stylish converted barn set in the grounds of a Georgian Lodge House within the South…

    5.03 miles away
  11. The Anchor Inn

    The Anchor Inn is located in the tranquil Hampshire village of Lower Froyle.

    5.24 miles away
  12. Tudor House Bed and Breakfast

    Tudor House Bed and Breakfast is situated in the heart of Ropley, a characterful…

    5.33 miles away
  13. Dairy Cottage

    Cottage on small working farm in conservation area. Spacious lounge, dining area, …

    5.42 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles