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Keats House

10 Keats Grove | Hampstead, London NW3 2RR, England
+44 20 7332 3868
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Very interesting

I'm not really a poetry lover but I found the story of Keats fascinating and very sad. Worth going... read more

Reviewed yesterday
angie63
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London
'The one whose name was writ in water'

The Keats museum illustrates Keats' relationship with Hampstead which was then a village outside of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
t0rtuga15
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London, United Kingdom
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Discover the house where Romantic poet John Keats wrote his best-loved poems. This beautiful Georgian villa is where Keats found inspiration, friendship and love. Now a museum and literary centre, the house brings to life the memory and legacy of Keats through its tranquil gardens and a lively programme of tours and special events.
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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10 Keats Grove | Hampstead, London NW3 2RR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm not really a poetry lover but I found the story of Keats fascinating and very sad. Worth going just to see the architecture and beauty of the building. It's all very nicely laid out and they have made his short life very poignant. Afterwards...More

Thank angie63
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Keats museum illustrates Keats' relationship with Hampstead which was then a village outside of London, how he gave up his medical career for his poetry, and all he achieved in his short time, never living to witness the impact of his writing. The museum...More

Thank t0rtuga15
Reviewed 6 days ago

Keats House in Hampstead, owned by his friend, was where John Keats lived before leaving for Italy where he died. It is about a 10 minute moderately paced walk from Hampstead tube station, through streets with very attractive houses and shops. The garden is free,...More

1  Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property has been much altered since Keats' time but you can see the bedroom and sitting room occupied by the poet. There are exhibits on the poets life and works and a short film. Worth a visit if you are in the area -...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I have lived in the area all my life this is the first time that I have visited this museum.It is exceptionally well painted.I was very interested in the map on display of the area 200 years ago.Apart from being the house of the...More

Thank wingate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While you are in the west end of London take the time to go a little northwest to the Keats House. Check the open house before you visit because they are limited but enjoy the house and all of the Keats memorabilia on display.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This house is fascinating for anyone who loves Keats' poetry. It is not a house of architectural importance but it is where Keats lived next door to Fanny Brawne, where he fell ill with TB and from which he left to die in Italy. It...More

Thank CRB1232016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Keats. He is so much part of the British Literature history. So when I found out the house he lived out was in London, I jumped at the chance to go. ​​ The gardens are free to sit in and you will find...More

Thank HenriRoe
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is great, even if you know little of Keats . The house will educate you. The life and work of Keats and the house is very well explained and I really enjoyed it and have been reading the poems ever since.. The gardenis also...More

Thank 402margo
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Keats House in Hampstead is a charming house with an interesting collection of artefacts and original manuscripts of his poetry. There is a short film which gives valuable insight into his life. It's a beautiful nostalgic place to visit.

Thank nellielim
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Probably an hour and a half as a minimum if you have an interest in Keats.
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