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 1/2-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.
We will be operating in accordance to guidelines regarding the pandemic and will be asking visitors to wear a face mask to physical tours and when in our visitor centre. If you have symptoms, or have been in contact with someone who has had symptoms or have been advised by Test and Trace to self isolate, please do not come for your tour. To read our risk assessment please click here.
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).
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Tours are running in February, March, July and August 2020. See the calendar below for available dates.
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.