Keats’ House

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Keats’ House map location

Keats’ House address and telephone

Address:
Keats’ House is located at: Wentworth Place, Keats’ Grove, Hampstead,
London NW3 2RR
England
Telephone:
You can contact Keats’ House on Work +44 (0) 207 332 3868
Website:
The Keats’ House website can be visited at www.cityoflondon.gov.uk

Keats’ House opening times and ticket price

Opening hours:
Keats’ House is open to the public from: 1 PM to 5 PM (Tue–Sun, Apr–Oct); 1 PM to 5 PM (Fri–Sun, Nov–Mar)
Ticket cost:
The entry price for Keats’ House is: Adult price £5.00
Visiting hours and admission charges are subject to change, and may not apply on public holidays. Always reconfirm entrance fees and whether it’s open to visitors before booking tickets and making plans to visit Keats’ House

How to get to Keats’ House

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Keats’ House is where the poet John Keats lived briefly between 1818 and 1820.

He had some exciting times in the premises, even falling in love with the girl next door – Fanny Brawne. He became engaged to her one year later before moving to Italy to better his health. And it was there that he died of tuberculosis, aged just twenty-five.

The house contains many of his original letters, manuscripts and furnishings in Regency style. Of the works that were composed in the building, the most famous is probably Ode To A Nightingale.

The plum tree under which he sat has sadly been uprooted, but another has been planted in the same place.

 

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