Elgar Birthplace Museum

Elgar Birthplace Museum
Crown East Lane
Lower Broadheath






01905 333224


01905 333224

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The Elgar Birthplace Museum gives a fascinating insight in to the life and music, family and friends, development and inspirations of Sir Edward Elgar, one of England's greatest composers. Visit the country cottage where he was born on 2nd June 1857 and the newly redeveloped Elgar Centre and Jubilee Family Garden.

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Every day 11am - 5 pm (last admission 4.15pm)

Closed: 24 December 2012 to 31 January 2013 inclusive

Admission charges

Adults 7.50, Seniors £6.50, Children £3.50, Concessions £4.50, Family £15.00. Group discounts available.


  • Museums Association

Additional info

Research facilities by appointment only

The Elgar Birthplace Museum has a unique and nationally important collection of manuscripts, letters, press cuttings, concert programmes, recordings, personal possessions and memorabilia associated with the life, work and influences of Sir Edward Elgar.

Collection details

Archives, Music, Personalities

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.
Worcestershire World War One Hundred

Elgar and the Great War

  • 11 November 2014 10:30am-12:30pm

Talks include recorded and/or live performances and last approximately one and three quarter hours, including an interval with complimentary drinks.