4 Clarence Road, Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, Tel: +44 01242524846
Welcome to Cheltenham's musical gem - the Regency terrace house where Gustav Holst, composer of The Planets was born in 1874. The story of the man and his music is told alongside a fascinating display of personal belongings including his piano. The museum is also a fine period house showing the upstairs downstairs way of life in times past, including a working Victorian kitchen and laundry, elegant Regency drawing room and charming Edwardian nursery.
Children's discovery trails - Group guided tours welcome by appointment - Victorian cooking and laundry sessions available for schools - Special events planned throughout the year - Gift shop specialising in Holst recordings and Victorian style toys - Limited disabled access, not suitable for wheelchair users. Opening hours: 10am-4.00pm Tuesdays to Saturdays. Open some Bank Holidays - please enquire. Usually closed from mid December to mid January except for pre-booked groups.....
Review Holst Birthplace Museum in England.