Handel House Museum Museums
25 Brook Street
The Handel House Museum was home to the baroque composer George Frideric Handel from 1723 until his death in 1759. The Museum celebrates Handel's life and works, displaying portraits of Handel and his contemporaries in finely restored Georgian interiors and bringing live music back to his house.
The museum visit is a tour through Handel's home introducing the visitor to the composer, his music and his time through displays of fine and decorative arts including important works from the Handel House Collection, a major Handel collection which consists of several hundred objects including a letter from Handel to Charles Jennens regarding Belshazzar and Messiah, an autograph leaf from Esther, Mozart's arrangement of a Handel fugue, John Mainwaring's Memoirs of the life of the late George Frederic Handel (1760) annotated by Jennens, early editions of operas and oratorios, and prints, portraits and sculpture.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm
Closed Mondays, including bank holidays
Last admissions half an hour before closing.
During busy periods, tickets may be timed.
Concessions apply to senior citizens, full-time students, registered disabled and ES40 cardholders on presentation of proof of status.
Address25 Brook Street, London, Greater London, W1K 4HB
Opening times10am - 6pm
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