Jane Austens House Museum

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Jane Austens House Museum: The house at Chawton is where she spent the last eight years of her life. It is of international importance as the place where she did the majority of her mature writing, but at the same time retains the charm of a village home. A 17th century house, it tells the story of Jane Austen and her family.

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From London

M25 Junction 10 onto A3 towards Guildford
Follow A3 along Guildford bypass and onto A31
Follow A31 past Farnham and Alton
At Chawton roundabout (A31/A32), Jane Austen's House is signposted

From Winchester

From M3, take A31 Junction towards Alton
Follow A31 through Ropley and Four Marks
At Chawton roundabout (A31/A32), Jane Austen's House is signposted

Public Transport
From London

Trains from London (Waterloo), run hourly to Alton.
Bus connection (Route X64) from Alton Railway Station to Alton Butts then a 12 minute walk down Winchester Road into Chawton village.

From Winchester

There is an hourly bus service from Winchester Bus Station - it is Route X64 - alight at Alton Butts and then walk (12 minutes) into Chawton.

Admission

Opening times (June, July & August):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:00

Opening times (March - May; September - 1 January):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:30

Opening times (January & February):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
-----10:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:30

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Free£2.00£6.00£5.00

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Contact

Address: Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SD, UK
Phone: +44 1420 83262

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