Your admission ticket buys you:

  • A fascinating guided tour of Dove Cottage
  • Admission into the Wordsworth Museum
  • Admission into special exhibitions
  • Free family activities during school holidays

PRICES for admissions purchased on arrival

  • Adult: £8.95
  • Students: £7.25 (on production of valid student card)
  • Child: free when accompanied by a paying parent or carer
  • Patrons and Friends: free
  • National Art Pass: free
  • Disabled Adult: £7.95 (accompanying personal assistant free)


1 November 2017 – 28 February 2018

  • Open daily: 10.00am–4.30pm.
  • Last admission to Dove Cottage: 4.00pm.
  • Closed 24 December to 31 January for conservation work.
  • Please note that there will be no access to Dove Cottage on the 5th, 12th, 19th and 20th (am) of December, and the 6th, 20th and 27th of February due to our Tea and Toast events. However, the Museum and Shop will remain open.
  • Please call 015394 35544 in advance to check your visit as these hours may be subject to change. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience that this may cause.

1 March – 31 October 2018

  • Open daily: 9.30am–5.30pm.
  • Last admission to Dove Cottage: 5.00pm.