Hampstead Museum - Burgh House

photograph of the exterior of Burgh House - Hamstead Museum
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Burgh House is a grade I listed house built in 1703/4. The Hampstead Museum is incorporated in the House on the first floor and offers permanent displays on Hampstead history. There is also a programme of changing exhibitions and events.

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Wed-Sun 12.00-17.00
Open Bank Holidays 2-5pm except Good Friday and Easter Monday.
Saturdays we are open by appointment only.

Closed Christmas fortnight, Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Admission charges

Admission is free.

Permanent displays on the history of Hampstead; John Constable, Helen Allingham and on the Isokon flats and furniture. Other artefacts of note are the Isokon Long Chair, the Mayoral chair of 1900, the first Scout's flag and a plaster penguin signed by famous authors in 1960.

Collection details

Fine Art, Personalities, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Helen Allingham collection; Marcel Breuer Isokon furniture
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Takeover Day

  • 17 November 2017

We will be working with Fleet Primary School local school. 30 kids from year 6 we will be working in teams to take over different parts of the House, they will curate a small display case and deliver guided tours.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Hampstead Museum - Burgh House
Hampstead Museum
Burgh House
New End Square
Greater London






020 7431 0144


020 7435 8817

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