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Café, galleries and shop: Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm

House: Tuesday – Sunday 12  – 5pm

Free, timed entry tickets to the House are available at the information desk on arrival or online here.

Last entry to the House is at 4.30pm

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Blackwell, White Drawing Room, image: NIck Wood

6 August 2015

House Museums

If you’re missing Kettle’s Yard check our News page as we’ll be regularly updating it with recommendations of museums and galleries which remind us of Kettle’s Yard.

Kettle’s Yard house offers an insight into the Ede’s way of life and their tastes in furniture and textiles as well as their collection of natural objects and art. A lot of people have commented on the joys of feeling at home within this domestic space or finding inspiration in Jim’s unique way of curating his home. This week we’re looking at house museums that, like Kettle’s Yard, inspire us with their art collections, architecture, interior design and atmosphere.

Charleston
The home and country meeting place of the Bloomsbury group in Lewes, East Sussex

2 Willow Road
A Modernist home designed by architect Ernö Goldfinger in 1939 for himself and his family, in London

David Parr House
Arts and crafts home of a Victorian ‘artist-painter’ in Cambridge

Blackwell
An Arts and Crafts house and garden in the Lake District

The Geffrye
This ‘museum of the home’ in London features a series of period rooms leading visitors on a walk through time from 17th century oak furniture and panelling to 20th century modernity and contemporary living

Leighton House Museum
The former home and studio of the Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896), a ‘private palace of art’ in London

Sir John Soane’s Museum
The house and Museum of the architect Sir John Soane, R.A. in London

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