Handel House Museum

Date of building: 1723

25 Brook Street
Mayfair
London
W1K 4HB

Making a visit

Email: mail@handelhouse.org
Phone: 020 7495 1685
Website: http://www.handelhouse.org

Handel House Museum at 25 Brook Street was home to the great baroque composer George Frideric Handel from 1723 until his death in 1759. The only composer museum in London, this landmark address is where Handel composed some of his greatest music, including Messiah, Zadok the Priest and Music for the Royal Fireworks.

The museum displays portraits of Handel and his contemporaries and has weekly concerts and musical events in addition to displays and exhibitions.

Significant Inhabitants

George Frideric Handel, Jimi Hendrix (23 Brook Street, flat open to the public twice a year only)

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 6pm (until 8pm on Thursday). Sunday 12 noon - 6pm. Closed Mondays, including bank holidays. Last admissions half an hour before closing.

Entrance Fee

£6.50/£5.50 concessions/£2 children (5 to 16 years) and children go Free on Sat/Sun

Transport

Rail: Victoria, Marylebone, Charing Cross.

Tube: Bond Street, Oxford Circus,

Bus: All buses to Oxford Street, New Bond Street.

Facilities

Period rooms yes
Museum Exhibition yes
Café no
Education program yes
Wheelchair access yes
Disabled toilets yes
Baby Changing yes
Public Events yes
Private Room Hire yes
Shop yes