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Hogarth's House

#747 of 1 906 things to do in London
Closed Now: 12:00 - 17:00
Open today: 12:00 - 17:00
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Worth a visit but there is work in progress.

A pouring wet day may have soured our judgement but there is frankly not a lot to see. The house... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
lizandianp
,
surrey
Well worth a look

From an artistic and cultural point of view, this place is very significant. It's a small museum... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
stephen h
,
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

A pouring wet day may have soured our judgement but there is frankly not a lot to see. The house is quite charming but the contents are rather dull, the most interesting part was the details of occupants other than Hogarth. It is a charming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lizandianp
Reviewed 14 August 2018

In 1749 when Hogarth and his family took on this three-storey brick house it was a country refuge with views across the fields, away from the noise of his London home in Leicester Fields (now Leicester Square). Now it sits on the appropriately-named Hogarth roundabout!...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It said open every day - but we arrived around noon on a Tuesday and it was closed! Looked like nobody had been there in a while. Sad. I took pictures from the gate. I really wanted to see this!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RMonihan
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Checked opening times then went at 15:00 on a Sunday when the sign over the entrance says 12:00 to 17:00. It was Closed

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

From an artistic and cultural point of view, this place is very significant. It's a small museum and not all of the building is open to the public, but what is here gives a good overview of the life and times of the artist. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Hogarth's House is still being renovated and the upper floor was out of bounds when we visited but there was an interesting exhibition of seldom seen engravings from the archive store which made the visit worthwhile. The detail of the engraving and the (often political)...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This has been on my list of 'to visit' places for some time and was reminded of this when I visited the Foundling Museum recently. But while I got a warm welcome from the pleasant attendant, the few rooms open to the public were a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is an interesting house, but much smaller than it looks for two reasons. Firstly, it is only one room deep, ie about 12 feet, with all the windows facing the front. Secondly, at present the upper floor is out of bounds for safety reasons,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Under renovation but still a really enjoyable experience. The young lady receiving guests to the house was incredibly helpful. She explained the funding and forthcoming renovation really well. The etchings and engravings were amazing. What a man!! An amazing draftsman - skillful, perceptive, and very...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Gill R
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had wanted to visit here for a long time and finally did. The upstairs was closed and there was virtually nothing to see downstairs. There are virtually no Hogarth items to see. The garden was a total mess - it had more in common...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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