John Keats House

John Keats House in Hampstead

Keats House in Hampstead is a Museum and literary centre. John Keats lived here from 1818 to 1820 and wrote his famous Ode to a Nightingale. Later he moved to Italy cause of poor health. The house was owned by Charles Brown, closest friend of Keats. There you can see copies of books, fragments of his poems and letters as well as portraits of John Keats and other romantic poets.


Address of Keats Houes: 10 Keats Grove, Hampstead, NW3 2RR

Phone Number: +44 20 7332 3868

Opening Hours

  • Monday – CLOSED
  • Tuesday – CLOSED
  • Wednesday 11am – 5pm
  • Thursday 11am – 5pm
  • Friday 11am – 5pm
  • Saturday 11am – 5pm
  • Sunday 11am – 5pm

Keats House is open on Good Friday and Bank Holiday Mondays.

Christmas and New Year opening hours

  • Saturday 24 December 11am – 4pm
  • Sunday 25 December (Christmas Day) CLOSED
  • Monday 26 December (Boxing Day) CLOSED 
  • Tuesday 27 December (Bank Holiday) CLOSED
  • Wednesday 28 December to Sunday 1 January 11am – 5pm
  • Monday 2 January (Bank Holiday) 11am – 5pm

Our volunteers run guided tours of the house at 3pm. Tours last around 30 minutes and are included in the admission price, subject to availability.

Admission prices

  • Adults £6.50
  • Seniors £5.50
  • Concessions (students and jobseekers) £4.50
  • Children 17 and under FREE
  • National Art Pass holders FREE

Entry to the Keats House garden is FREE.


Tube: 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)

London Overground: Hampstead Heath train station – approximately 100m

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

Information taken from the web site of the Museum:




Keats-Shelley House in Rome

Address: Piazza di Spagna 26
00187 Rome, Italy

Tel.: (+39) 06 678 4235


Our opening hours are as follows:
Monday to Saturday 10.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 18.00;
Sunday: Closed.

The museum is open on most holidays (Italian and English), but not on 15 August, 8 December and between 24 December and 1 January.


Admission prices are as follows:

Adults (up to the age of 65) €5.00;
Under 18s and 65s or over €4.00 (as a matter of course, visitors eligible for a young person’s or senior’s discount will be asked for proof of age).

Children under 6 can visit the museum for free. 

You can order croup bookings.

Information taken from the web site of the Museum:


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