House Tour

“Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.” John Ruskin

Info

Days
Thursdays and Saturdays
Times
9.30, 11.30, 13.30 and 15.30
Running time
1 hour 30 minutes
Cost
£14.50 (£16 with donation) per person
Booking
from 1 to 6 people per tour

Description

Led by a trained guide, you’ll enter an ordinary-looking terraced house and enter the world of David Parr and his family. The House is a unique survival. On David Parr’s death, his granddaughter Elsie moved in and stayed for over 80 years, preserving both David’s decorative art and the social history of four generations. The house and its contents tell an unexpected story of both Victorian Arts and Crafts and Twentieth Century social history.

 

Want to plan a visit for a group of 7 people or more? See our Group Visits.

Booking Info

As we move into the next phase of living with COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of all our visitors, staff and volunteers remains of upmost importance. Please do not attend the tour if you, or those you live with, test positive for or are displaying symptoms of COVID, instead please contact us. To read our risk assessment please click here.

In the winter months the house can be quite cold – please dress warmly as bulky coats are not allowed in the house!

Please note before booking: we welcome children aged 12 and over (due to the delicate nature of the artwork the house is unsuitable for younger children and babies).

Refunds Please Note We are unable to offer refunds on tickets purchased.

If you unable to come on your booked tour we suggest that you gift your tickets to friends or family and ask that you e-mail their names to us at info@davidparrhouse.org .  Thank you

Special requirements? Access information is available here.

Booking

Help Support the David Parr House through Gift Aid

If you are a UK tax payer you can support the David Parr House by opting to Gift Aid your ticket.  By choosing to give a 10% donation, the Government will give us an extra 25% on top of your whole entrance fee. It makes a massive difference to charities like us, and makes a significant contribution to the maintenance of the House.

More info

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We look forward to welcoming you.