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Leighton House

View into the Narcissus Hall in Leighton House

Arab Hall and Narcissus Hall, Leighton House.

Step into a painter's world

About the museum

Leighton House is the former home and studio of the leading Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896).

Frederic Leighton

Meet Frederic Leighton (1830-1896) the painter, sculptor and public figure who lived at 12 Holland Park Road.

History of Leighton House

Discover how Leighton's home came to embody the idea of how a great artist should live.

Leighton's travels

Discover how travelling influenced his work and his unique house.

Hidden Gem to National Treasure

Discover this transformative project


Our museums house an extraordinary selection of fine art and unique objects.

Getting here

Leighton House is currently closed

We look forward to welcoming you all in the spring.


12 Holland Park Road, London W14 8LZ

Nearest tube stations: Kensington (Olympia), High Street Kensington

Buses: 9, 23, 27, 28, 49, 328, C1 


Plan your Visit
A map showing location for Leighton House