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Open today: 09:30 - 17:30
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Extremely well organized, compact and informative

EXCELLENT museum concerning Wordsworth, but also contains some information on other writers such as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Yardley, Pennsylvania
Very informative.

We learnt such a lot! Time well spent. Privileged to be invited to see a book from Wordsworth's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Attached to Dove Cottage, The Wordsworth Museum lets visitors discover Wordsworth's amazing life and what inspired and influenced him. Orphaned as a child, he attended Cambridge University then went on a walking trip across Europe during the French...more
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Dove Cottage A591, Grasmere LA22 9SH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

EXCELLENT museum concerning Wordsworth, but also contains some information on other writers such as Shelly, Byron, etc. Easily viewed - at a leisurely pace, reading everything - in 1 - 1 1/2 hours. Combined with Dove Cottage ticket, it's a perfect way to appreciate an...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We learnt such a lot! Time well spent. Privileged to be invited to see a book from Wordsworth's collection in the archive - amazing - and amazing staff. Thank you Jeff and Poppy!

Thank Steph B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is part of Dove Cottage the home of poet William Wordsworth. If you see his cottage as well you get a discount for seeing both places

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

The Wordsworth Museum, next to Dove Cottage, contains many artifacts owned by Wordsworth. It also has exhibits of historical significance about some of his contemporaries.

Thank JackArkadelphiaARUSA
Reviewed 9 June 2018

All you need to know about Wordsworth and more. Lots of memorabilia and information. Lift available. Gift shop, and tea/coffee/cold drinks available. Highlight was the visit to Dove Cottage, which is situated next door, and admission is by a timed tour. Our tour guide was...More

Thank bazjs
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Worth a visit to see where Wordsworth lived when he was young .Obviously suffered from the death of his parents but came from a well off family who enabled him to complete his studies Writing world class poetry is a gift but you need to...More

Thank johnpZ4299KQ
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Although small it probably takes about an hour to do justice to all the exhibits. Combine with a visit to nearby Dove Cottage for the full Wordsworth experience.

Thank selbysmith
Reviewed 22 April 2018

This was so interesting giving an insight into Wordsworth and his family and other poet friends of that era. Didn't get chance to see everything as the tour of the cottage was about to start and didn't get chance to go back. Ticket entitles you...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is a comprehensive museum of lakeland life. The Wordsworth element is upstairs. We could have spent longer as it was interesting

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

What a special little museum. Brings everything to life, including the smells. The staff and guides were very knowledgeable. We joined a tour Would recommend this as a place to visit

Thank Theresa L
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