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Sambourne House

Exterior of Sambourne House

Exterior façade, Sambourne House.

Illustrating Victorian Life

About the museum

Sambourne House is the family home of legendary illustrator Linley Sambourne (1844 - 1910).

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Meet Edward Linley Sambourne (1844-1910) the illustrator and photographer who lived at 18 Stafford Terrace. 
Linley Sambourne married Marion Herapath in 1874 and moved into 18 Stafford Terrace shortly afterwards.
Find out why Sambourne House is a fine example of a 'House Beautiful'.
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Our museums house an extraordinary selection of fine art and unique objects.


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Getting here

Sambourne House is currently closed.

We look forward to welcoming you all when we reopen in the spring.


18 Stafford Terrace, London W8 7BH

Nearest tube stations: High Street Kensington

Buses: 9, 23, 27, 28, 49 


Plan Your Visit
Sambourne House shown in the map