18 Stafford Terrace

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Alternative Name Linley Sambourne House
Description The home of Edward Linley Sambourne, the Punch cartoonist and his family. Now a unique museum offering a chance to see a fully preserved Victorian family dwelling.
Address 18 Stafford Terrace
W8 7BH
Telephone Monday to Friday: 020 7602 3316
Fax 020 7371 2467
Email museums@rbkc.gov.uk
Mailing Address Leighton House Museum
12 Holland Park Road
W14 8LZ
Hours Conventional tours for non-group visits:
Wednesdays: 11.15am and 2.15pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 11.15am

Costumed tours for non-group visits:
Saturday & Sunday: 1.00pm, 2.15pm, 3.30pm.

All access is by guided tour only.
Services Tours may be arranged during the week for private groups and schools if booked in advance.

School parties can also book special tours.

Joint tours of Leighton House & Linley Sambourne House are also available.
Transport Tube: High Street Kensington (Circle & District)
Buses: 9, 10, 27, 28, 49 and 328
By car/coach: Coaches and buses can not enter Stafford Terrace and should drop-off on Kensington High Street. There is the NCP car park at nearby Hornton Street.
Products Souvenirs and guide book available from the giftshop.
Fees See website for charges
Special Access Facilities There is no disabled access with lots of stairs to climb.
Notes The home of Edward Linley Sambourne, a cartoonist with the satirical magazine Punch, during the late Victorian and Edwardian period.

The house's magnificent artistic interior, with its original wall decoration, fixtures and furniture has been preserved together with many of Sambourne's own pictures and those of his friends.

Special arrangements can be made for groups of 12 or more to visit the house outside the normal opening times. A maximum of 24 people can be accommodated at any one time.

Last Updated 15 December 2016

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