Whether you’re a die-hard football fan, planning a visit with your family or on a break to Manchester, enjoy a visit to England’s only national museum for football.
Learn more about the game of our lives, see iconic objects, and sharpen your skills in the museum’s football challenges.
Opening days: Thursday – Sunday
Opening times: 11am – 4pm (last entry 3:15pm)
In keeping with current government guidelines, visitors cannot book more than six tickets for any given time slot.
Family discount (£26.50 ticket) will be automatically applied when selecting 2 Adults and 2 Children.
Concession applies to: Full Time Students, 65+ and Unemployed.
City of Manchester residents and existing ticket holders can book their time slot free of charge.
Tickets are currently only bookable four weeks in advance.
In late 1799, whilst on a walking tour of the Lake District, William Wordsworth saw Dove Cottage in Grasmere and decided to make it his home. He had known the valley as a boy, describing it as ‘paradise’. Within a few weeks, Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy had moved in and were busily furnishing the home and planning a garden. It was whilst living here that Wordsworth produced most of his greatest and best-loved poems, and Dorothy wrote her fascinating Grasmere journal.
A visit to Dove Cottage today transports you back to this remarkable period of ‘plain living and high thinking’. The sights, sounds and smells bring to life the bustling family home the Wordsworths would have known over 200 years ago. In this humble Lake District cottage, you can feel how a unique combination of people and place came together and changed poetry forever.
Take a stroll through the delightful fell-side garden behind Dove Cottage, which Wordsworth referred to as a ‘little domestic slip of mountain’. It was a place of peace and inspiration for Wordsworth, who would often compose poetry outdoors.
Opening Spring 2021
Discover William Wordsworth’s remarkable life story through a unique collection of some of the greatest treasures from the Romantic age. Uncover Wordsworth’s radical and creative life story in the new and expanded Museum and enjoy breathtaking views of Grasmere Vale from a unique Viewing Platform.
Dove Cottage 10am-5.30pm
(Last tour at 4.40pm)
Open Saturday – Wednesday
Young person: £8.50
1 Adult Family: £16.50
2 Adult Family: £25.50
Exclusive Dove Cottage experience with up to 5 other members of your family or one other household (6 people maximum): £80
Find us south of Grasmere village, on the A591 Kendal to Keswick road. Postcode: LA22 9SH
Hearing: We have a hearing loop in the Jerwood Centre for public events. While we’re not currently offering BSL signing for groups, if you are bringing a BSL interpreter on a group visit we would be very happy to work with them to make your visit a more successful one.
Visual: Some parts of Dove Cottage have low levels of lighting to preserve the building and the collection. In Dove Cottage, we have additional visual information for those visitors who are unable to use the stairs and see the first-floor rooms.
Levels: The only non-level access on site is the upstairs of Dove Cottage. There is a temporary access ramp to the Jerwood Centre.
We provide complimentary tickets for personal assistants. All staff have Dementia Friends training and annual refresher sessions. Assistance dogs (Hearing Impaired, Visually Impaired and ASD) are welcome in all areas of our site.
Why not treat yourself to tickets at our exclusive Champagne Tables (£450 for up to 8 guests, plus 1 bottle of Champagne and 2 x souvenir brochures), for further information call the booking line on 0871 705 0705
Please note that under 18's will not be admitted. ID may be requested
The Lady Boys of Bangkok operates an active ticketing policy, subject to demand, therefore ticket prices may increase. This will not affect tickets already purchased.
Out of all the creations I have been blessed to be involved in, XENOS is the one that I find to be the closest in line with my personal journey as an artist.
The themes of reflection, death, rebirth, time, alienation, identity, memory, are all part of this creative process, and together with some incredible collaborators, I have embarked on this challenging journey, to give birth to XENOS.
Essentially, this work is a reflection of how I feel about our world today. It is about our loss of humanity, and how, through past and present wars, we are yet again confronted by the burning question of what it is to be human. How can we as humans, have such ability to create extraordinary and beautiful things from our imagination, and equally, our immense ability to create and commit violence and horrors beyond our imagination.
Prometheus saw this in mankind before we, as a species, ever recognised it.
– Akram Khan
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