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Leighton House Museum is the former home of the Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton. The only purpose-built studio-house open to the public in London, it is one of the most remarkable buildings of the nineteenth century, containing a...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
12 Holland Park Road | Kensington, London W14 8LZ, England
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We found this house easily as there are signposts. The interior of the house is lovely especially the Arab Hall worth a visit for this alone. Although there was information about the rooms and paintings in each room I would have preferred a tour or...More
The Leighton House has some nice paintings and looks to have a nice garden area (we were there in Dec)...also some decent items Leighton purchased around the world...the house itself is nice...
Not terrible impressed on the way items were displayed ...House can be done...More
This is a large house with beautiful interiors and some striking art work. The main-domed room and the balcony looking over it are especially striking. £9 might be a little steep though for a thirty minute visit.
The entrance fee of £9 appears relatively steep but as I have not been here for maybe 15 years I decided to give it a try. There was a major renovation in 2009 so the colour scheme is more as it would have been when...More
Just off High Street Kensington is this little gem of a museum. It belonged to Frederick Leighton and each of the rooms give you an insight of his life. The Arab Room is stunning and the tiles on the walls and the floors are beautiful....More
The plain exterior belies the beautiful eclectic decor inside. The Arab hall is worth the visit on its own but that's not to take anything away from the other interior spaces especially the entrance hall and staircase, dining room and artist's studio. The artist's bedroom...More
I spent many years visiting Lord Leighton's amazing home. I hadn't been for the past ten or so as moved away and found the new "reception" rather frosty with an incredibly rude man repeating as if we were idiots, NO PHOTOS. The room cards are...More
This house is a bit of a quirky oasis. Glorious coloured tiles from Damascus and Turkey cover the walls of some of the rooms in the house. William Morris fabrics have been carefully reproduced to exactly match original fabrics used for curtains and soft furnishings....More
Response from ChrisW821 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I’m not sure there is enough to interest young children as it’s not really made with children in mind. If your 7 year old knows what is there and is really keen to visit then I would say go ahead, but it... More
To be honest I’m not sure there is enough to interest young children as it’s not really made with children in mind. If your 7 year old knows what is there and is really keen to visit then I would say go ahead, but it probably won’t take you long to go round.