Holst Victorian House and its collection

Holst Victorian House

Explore life in Cheltenham’s only Victorian home open to all, the birthplace of composer Gustav Holst. In Holst Victorian House you can explore the lives of some of the inhabitants both in Victorian and more modern times. The house is a time capsule of 19th century life with a working Victorian kitchen, bedroom, scullery and nursery. Holst’s life and times can be discovered in his Music Room, complete with the piano on which he composed The Planets. The museum hosts exhibitions, events and children’s activities throughout the year, including its popular ‘Bake Back in Time’.

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Holst Victorian House
4 Clarence Road
GL52 2AY Cheltenham

Visitor information Holst Victorian House

Opening hours

Monday Closed
10:10 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00
Sunday Closed

Pre-booked groups can sometimes be accommodated on closed days.


0 – 4Free
5 – 15£2.00
Museums AssociationFree


Museum shop

Location & Map

4 Clarence Road, Cheltenham

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