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5. Jane Austen’s House

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Jane Austen’s House


The novelist Jane Austen is known worldwide for her popular novels describing the society of pre-industrial England. She spent the last eight years of her life at Chawton in the 17th century house which is now preserved in her memory. 

Austen wrote some of her best work here, including Mansfield Park, Emma and Persuasion.  Jane Austen's House Museum tells the story of Jane Austen and her family and provides an intimate insight into her world.

The Jane Austen's House shop is one of the best in the country for Jane Austen's work and related titles! 

Jane Austen's House Museum Address:
Jane Austen's House Museum
Chawton
Alton
Hampshire
GU34 1SD
England, UK

Jane Austen's House Museum Opening Times:
June, July & August daily 10.00 am to 5.00pm
March - May, September - 1st January daily 10.30 am to 4.30 pm, except 25th & 26th December
January and February weekends only 10.30 am to 4.30 pm

Jane Austen's House Museum Admission:
Adults  £7.00
Senior Citizens / Students  £6.00
Children (8-18 years)  £2.00
Under 8s  Free

T  +44 (0)1420 83262

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