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Learn about the people who have called Kelmscott House home in this talk with curator Helen Elletson.

From the inventor of the electric telegraph to a 100-year-old actress, meet the remarkable residents of William Morris’s Kelmscott House.

In celebration of London Open House this month, our September talk will highlight the fascinating people who lived at Kelmscott House, linking with objects from the society’s collection. Although William Morris was the most famous person to live at Kelmscott House, we’ll also cover the absorbing histories of the other inhabitants who called Kelmscott House home.

Please join us as we discover the intriguing stories behind the residents of this famous riverside property.


Kelmscott House

26 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London, Greater London, W6 9TA

020 8741 3735


Opening times

Temporarily closed

Admission is by timed ticketing, in 30 minute slots. Please try to arrive on time for your booking, as we may not be able to let you in if you miss your slot. Last admission is at 4.30pm.

We ask all visitors to wear a face covering unless you are exempt. Please don't visit if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms of Covid-19.

There will be a limited range of items to purchase in the gift shop; for a larger selection, please visit our online shop.

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