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Jane Austen's House, Alton

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4.4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Jane Austen's House tells the story of Austen and her family. The 17th-century house is where the novelist wrote Mansfield Park, Emma. and Persuasion and spent her last eight years. Follow the audio tour; browse the collection, which includes eight of Jane’s music books with pieces transcribed in her own hand; and spot the Hepplewhite bureau-bookcase containing several of her works. Explore the reference library, which has novels in different editions and a collection of translations. Check events in advance. Arrive by car, coach, public transport, or bike. Work out when and for how long to visit Jane Austen's House and other Alton attractions using our handy Alton tourist route planner.
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  • Austen fans you must make the effort to go if you are in London! I also went to the Jane Austen house in Bath and it cannot be compared to this. It is amazing to be in the house where Jane lived for s...  read more »
  • A wonderful little house furnished as it was when Jane Austin lived there and full of beautiful touches like small posies of lavender on the chairs they didn't want you to sit on! A small and delightf...  read more »
  • i was passing by and couldn't have gone by without seeing it,, it give you a basic view of Jane Austins, Anyone is a great fan of her book sand films they would adore coming here , the garden are ever...  read more »
  • Perfectly sized museum to a national treasure located in a beautiful village. There is a public car park nearby with childrens play facilities adjacent and plenty of options for places to eat. You can easily spend a couple of hours in the museum itself.
  • For the fans. Bit expensive but worth a visit if you've read the works.
  • Jane Austen'House Museum is a lovely and magic place.
  • The place was charming and interesting, and the staff were very friendly and helpful.
  • excellent museum for Jane Austen lovers.
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