Holst Victorian House

Places to Visit


  • All the family
  • Under 5s
  • School age
  • Adults





Explore Cheltenham’s historic house, Holst Victorian House, where composer Gustav Holst was born in 1874. The house is a time capsule of 19th century life with a working Victorian kitchen, Victorian bedroom, scullery and nursery.

The Museum hosts a range of exhibitions, events and children’s activities throughout the year; including the popular ‘Bake Back in Time’ events which use the working coal-fired range. Children might enjoy, learning to conduct like Holst, taking a #MuseumSelfie, Dressing-up or trying out some vintage toys.

Kids Go Free and all adult tickets are annual passes so you can pay once and visit as much as you like for a year!

Tickets must be booked online through the Holst Victorian House website


Adults: £10*

Kids go free

*All our tickets are annual passes. Pay once and visit as much as you like for the year. This includes access to our popular Summer Holidays Craft Days.  

Opening Hours

Tuesday10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
Thursday10:00 - 16:00
Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00

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