Holst Victorian House

Explore life in Cheltenham’s only Victorian home open to all, the birthplace of composer Gustav Holst in 1874.

In Holst Victorian House you can explore the lives of some of the inhabitants, including Holst’s parents, both in Victorian and more modern times. The house is a time capsule of 19th century life with a working Victorian kitchen, Victorian bedroom, scullery and nursery.

Composer Gustav Holst’s life and times can be discovered in his Music Room, complete with the piano on which he composed The Planets.

The museum hosts a range of exhibitions, events and children’s activities throughout the year, including its popular ‘Bake Back in Time’ events using the working coal-fired range.

Whether or not you have visited before, Holst Victorian House look forward to welcoming you to 4 Clarence Road and sharing with you the experience of living in a Victorian home.
Open Tuesdays to Saturdays 10:00 to 16:00. Slots (6 per day) can be pre-booked via our website (https://holstvictorianhouse.org.uk). Walk-in visitors will be admitted providing the museum is not over-crowded.

Adults £7
Children (5-15) £2
Family ticket (2 adults & up to 3 children) £16
All entrance tickets are now Annual Passes. Come back to the Museum as many times as you like within one year for no extra cost! Just bring your ticket with you when you return.
4 Clarence Rd, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 2AY
Contact telephone: 01242 524846 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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