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Jane Austen's House

  • Chawton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries, Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

If your little ones love story-time, they’ll love exploring Jane Austen’s House in Hampshire, a fantastic museum where the famous author lived and wrote, and is packed full of loads of fun kid-approved activities. 

For little explorers, follow the awesome activity trail around the museum, and they'll love dressing up in the old fashioned clothes and pulling their best poses. Try your hand at writing with an old-fashioned quill, why not see who can do the prettiest handwriting? 

Head outdoors for some fresh air, you can even borrow a rug and have a yummy family picnic. After lunch, you can even play some traditional garden games, or even a game of hide and seek, ready or not, here I come! 

  • Family-friendly museum 
  • Loads of awesome hands-on activities for kids to do 
  • Great outdoor space for little explorers 
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Opening hours

January:  Closed
February - May: Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:30
June - August: Monday to Sunday  10:00 - 17:00
September - December: Monday to Sunday  10:30 - 16:30

Closed 24th, 25th and 26th December 


General Admission
Adults £9.00
Young People (17 - 26)  £7.00
Kids (6-16) £4.00
Under-6 Free
Seniors £8.00
Family ticket from £15.00
Garden Entry Free    

Travel & Contact Information


Winchester Road, Chawton, Hampshire, GU34 1SD, England

Phone number

01420 83262



Click here to visit Jane Austen's House's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Jane Austen's House has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, Jane Austen's House is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Jane Austen's House Museum is an historic property with low doorways and uneven surfaces underfoot. 

The ground floor and outbuildings at the Museum are fully accessible and have an accessible WC with baby changing facilities. Unfortunately, the upstairs of the main house is currently only accessible by climbing an historic wooden staircase.

Yes, Jane Austen's House have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only
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