Special Tour


first Friday of July, August, September and October
Running time
2 hours
£40 (£44 with donation) per person
from 1 to 6 people per tour


Explore the wall painting and wood graining conservation and restoration work at the David Parr House with expert guide Mary Kempski, formerly painting conservator at the Hamilton Kerr Institute, University of Cambridge.

This 2-hour tour also gives visitors an in-depth look at the techniques, tools and materials used by David Parr in his own home and sets them in the wider context of decorative art and design in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Booking Info

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).

Special requirements? Access information is available here.



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.

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