Elgar Birthplace Museum

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Crown East Lane
Lower Broadheath

  • Phone: 01905 333224

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.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Friday to Tuesday 11:00am - 5:00 pm (last admission 4:15pm) For opening days, please see our website www.elgarmuseum.org Reopens Friday 12th February 2016


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


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Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • Conference facilities available
  • Cafeteria
  • Bicycle park
  • Toilets

Facilities information:

Research facilities by appointment only


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • General audio-guide available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Loan service
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Commercial filming service
  • Handling sessions
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Online shop
  • Volunteering scheme offered
  • Community outreach programme/service
  • Online teaching materials available

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