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

Pre-purchased online tickets vary from admissions purchased on arrival.

Book online now 

(for discounted admission tickets)


1 March – 31 October 2017

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

1 November 2016 – 28 February 2017

  • Open daily: 10.00am–4.30pm.
  • Last admission to Dove Cottage: 4.00pm.
  • Please note that there will be no access to Dove Cottage on 7, 14 (morning only) and 28 February due to our Tea and Toast events. However, the Museum and Shop will remain open.
  • Closed 24 December until 29 January inclusive for conservation work.
  • 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.