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D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

8a Victoria Street, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, NG16 3AW

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D.H. Lawrence was born at 8a Victoria Street, 1885, the first of the Lawrence family’s four Eastwood homes.

Visit this authentically recreated miner’s cottage, birthplace of world renowned Nottinghamshire author D.H. Lawrence, then explore the surrounding countryside, which inspired his work.

This charming, award-winning Museum & Gift Shop also features and exhibition including his original water colour paintings and his headstone!

This family friendly museum offers children’s trails, vintage toys and more to keep the little ones occupied during your visit!

Things to see and do

Visits to the Birthplace Museum are by timed tours where you can:

• Learn about family life in the mining community, which shaped Lawrence’s formative years.
• View the house where the family lived, and see some of their own personal items!
• Relax in our museum garden.
• Visit nearby craft workshops and the charming White Peacock Café.
• Browse our Gift Shop for books, souvenirs and gifts!

What’s Included?
Your visit normally starts at the appointed time with a self-guided tour of our exhibition space, a 12-minute DVD followed by a guided tour of the historic rooms of the house.

Opening Times:

The Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.
Admission to the Birthplace Museum is by timed entry only.

Tickets with the following entry times can be purchased:
• 10am
• 11.15am *
• 1.15pm
• 2.30pm *

* The 11.15am and 2.30pm admission tickets will be available first, and then the other tours will be available when these have been filled.

Spaces are limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment. We recommend that visitors check availability before travelling, please call 0115 9173824.

The Birthplace Museum can also be visited as part of the Blue Line Trail

Virtual Tour

Take the virtual tour of the Museum here.


For those with limited mobility or special access requirements, please be aware the museum rooms are small with low level lighting and access to the upper floors is by steep stairs only, there is no lift.

The ground floor level is accessible with assistance only, via an external doorway with a single step.
We can offer virtual tours of the upstairs and downstairs rooms on request.

We recommend you contact us with any access queries; we will be pleased to help.

Click here to see the access statement.

D.H Lawrence Heritage works in partnership with DisabledGo. More access information is available here:

- Disabled Guide Access Guide – D.H Lawrence Birthplace Museum

They also work in partnership with Euan’s Guide. More information is available here: Euan’s Guide Review

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Concession£5.10 per ticket
Family Ticket - 2 Adults & up to 3 Children£16.80 per ticket
Junior (5-15)£3.50 per ticket
Standard Adult£6.90 per ticket
Under 5's - FreeFree

All full price tickets are valid for one year from purchase so you can visit us again and again! *

Concession prices are for:
• over 60s
• wheelchair users & 1 carer
• full time students
• unemployed

Please note proof of concession may be required.

*Free return admission on full price tickets only, special events not included. Access only available with a pre-booked guided tour. Return visits should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment.This offer is subject to change so please do call in advance to check.

Map & Directions



  • Booking essential
  • Groups Accepted
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Parking (charge) - Pay & Display parking is available close by to the museum

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre - Located in Eastwood town centre

Venue Facilities

  • Shop

Opening Times

2018 Opening Times (24 Jan 2018 - 21 Dec 2018)
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayClosed

* Closed on Sundays and Mondays,
Closed Good Friday, and between Christmas and mid-January.
Spaces are limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment. We recommend that visitors check availability before travelling, please call 0115 9173824.


  • Regional and MiscellaneousNottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2018 Nottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards Finalist 2018 2018

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