- Disabled visitors and carers are admitted at concessionary
- Regrettably there is no step-free, or
wheelchair access to any part of the house.
- There are two flights of internal steps. The
lower part of the staircase does not have a handrail.
- Guide and assistance-dogs are permitted in
- The lighting levels are low throughout the
house, for conservation reasons.
- No photography is allowed in the house.
- Two parking spaces are available for Disabled
Blue Badge holders near the house.
- Detailed access information about the house
can also be found on the
- Prams and pushchairs are not permitted in the
museum to protect the delicate interiors. They can be left in the
Reception or Lobby.
If you would like more help planning your visit
please see our Museum
Visitors Risk Assessment [PDF] (file size 65.2Kb)
or contact us for more information.
- There is a small shop selling books
and Museum merchandise.
- Male and female toilets. Regrettably
there is no disabled toilet.
- We do not have a cloakroom, but bags, coats
and umbrellas may be left at reception (please keep your valuables
with you). Please note that
- large bags and rucksacks are
not permitted and must be left at reception.
- There is limited seating in the historic
house but portable folding stools and benches in the
studio are available.
- During the duration of Alma-Tadema: At
Home in Antiquity (7 July - 29 October 2017) a temporary café
cart is located in the garden. Additionally there are many cafés
and restaurants within a short walking distance of the house.
- The garden is free to access and open from
10am to 5pm between 1 May and 31 September (weather
- There is no designated car parking for the
museum. Limited metered car parking in Holland Park Road and
surrounding streets is available.
- Self-guided groups are welcome, but please
contact us in advance so we can help you plan your
- Private and school guided
group tours are available. Please visit the Education and
Learning section for more details.
- Free iPod tours are available from
the Reception Desk. English only. Information sheets about the
house and collection are available in each room.
- Staff are also very happy to answer any questions you may
- A general introductory guide to the house is
available in the following languages; French, German, Spanish,
Arabic and Turkish.
Families and Children
- Family trails are available from the front
- Activities for families are planned
throughout the year. Details can be found on
- Visitors should note that pushchairs and
prams must be left at reception, as the floors in the house
are very delicate.
- There are no baby changing facilities on site
but some are located by the café in Holland Park, which is a short