Holst Birthplace Museum


4 Clarence Road, Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AY
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Holst Birthplace Museum

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This Regency terrace house where the composer of 'The Planets' was born, shows the 'upstairs downstairs' way of life in Victorian times...

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Adult£7.00 per ticket
Child (5 - 15 years) - Child£2.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) - Family£16.00 per ticket

All entrance tickets are now Annual Passes. Come back to the Museum as many times as you like within one year for no extra cost! Just bring your ticket with you when you return.
Children under 5 free.
Assistants to disabled visitors free.



  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Braille guidebook, Tours of the Museum with hands-on facilities.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Children & Infants

  • Cot Available

Establishment Features

  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wireless internet (WiFi) connection available

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • No Smoking Attraction

Languages spoken

  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 30
  • Min group size - 6
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Target Markets

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Museum is a ten minute walk from Cheltenham town centre. It is on the main Clarence Road, just opposite the historic Pittville Gates. 

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Cheltenham Spa. Bus service to town centre or a short taxi ride. Local Stagecoach bus route A+N or D/E. Bioth routes go past the museum.


  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2021

Opening Times

2021 - Main season (2 Apr 2021 - 14 Dec 2021)
Monday - TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday - Thursday10:00 - 16:15*
Saturday10:00 - 16:15*
2022 - February half term (19 Feb 2022 - 23 Feb 2022)
2022 - Spring (1 Mar 2022 - 30 Mar 2022)
Monday - ThursdayClosed*
Friday - Saturday10:30 - 16:00*

* Entry is by timed ticket only booked at least 24 hours in advance via the Holst Birthplace museum website (holstmuseum.org.uk)

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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