Keats House

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Keats Grove Hampstead
Greater London

  • Phone: 020 7332 3868

Keats House is where the poet John Keats (1795-1821) lived from 1818 to 1820. Here he wrote some of his best known poetry, including "Ode to a Nightingale". The house is a Grade 1 listed building set in a peaceful garden in Hampstead. It has been open to the public since 1925.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Wed-Sun 11am-5pm. Please see our website for more information and details for group visits. Last admission: 4.30pm.


Adults: £6.50 Seniors (over 65): £5.50 Concessions (students and jobseekers with proof): £4.50 Children 17 and under: Free Keats House Supporters: Free Keats Foundation: Free Art Fund: Free London Pass: Single entry with London Pass card


  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums
  • National Art Pass

Travel directions:

By Tube (Northern Line, Edgware branch): Hampstead tube to Keats House – 750m or just under half a mile (mostly downhill) Belsize Park tube to Keats House – 750m or just under half a mile (up and downhill) By London Overground: Hampstead Heath train station – approximately 100m By Bus: Buses 24, 46, 168 and C11 all go to South End Green, next to Hampstead Heath Station; Bus 268 goes to the Rosslyn Hill junction with Downshire Hill

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Gardens open to public
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Facilities information:

Study facilities are available at London Metropolitan Archives.


  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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