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Jane Austen Memorial Trust, Alton, Hampshire

Jane Austen Memorial Trust
Jane Austen's House Museum
Chawton

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Hampshire

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The novelist Jane Austen is known worldwide for her popular novels describing the society of pre-industrial England. She spent the last eight years of her life here at Chawton in the 17th century house which is now preserved in her memory. She wrote some of her best work here. Come and visit us and let us tell you the story of Jane Austen and her family.

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Tourist Info Number: +44 (0)142 088 448
Months Open: 4th January to 12th February - weekends only 10:30am-4:30pm
15th Feb - May 31st - daily 10:30am-4:30pm
1st June to August 31st - daily 10:00am-5:00pm
September 1st to 1st January - daily 10:30am-4:30pm - except 25th & 26th December
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - Please book in advance
Pre-booked Groups of 10
Discount for Groups: Yes
Coach Parking: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Contact Name for Groups: Isabel Snowden
Admission Price: Admission Charges - 2010
Adults: 7
Senior Citizens/Students: 6.00
Children (6-16 years): 2.00
Under 6s: free
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Cafe etc. all opposite Jane Austen's House.

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