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Jane Austen's House Museum
The country cottage where Jane Austen lived and wrote her six novels. The most treasured Austen site in the world.
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We’re proud that Jane Austen’s House and Garden is home to an abundance of wildlife including hedgehogs 🦔 bees 🐝 butterflies 🦋 bats 🦇 and many species of bird 🐦, such as migrating swallows over summer.
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 21
“Eliz: has given me a hat, & it is not only a pretty hat, but a pretty stile of hat too-It is something like Eliza’s-only instead of being all straw, half of it is narrow purple ribbon.’ Some Easter Bonnet inspiration courtesy of Jane Austen this .
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 20
“It has been hot here, as you may suppose, since it was so hot with you, but I have not suffered from it at all.” - Jane Austen, April 1811 ☀️
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 19
On , have a look at this beautiful object from our collection; a clothbound book containing the three ‘evening prayers’ written by Jane Austen, exquisitely typeset on untrimmed pages. Published 1940 by The Colt Press, San Francisco.
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 18
Happy from Jane Austen’s House; a beacon of English literary heritage and the home where Austen wrote and published her novels, including the timeless Pride & Prejudice.
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 18
🚨JOB ALERT: we are seeking an experienced Marketing Manager (Maternity Cover). Deadline 9.00am on Tuesday 7 May. Apply here:
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 17
The Easter Holidays are in full swing and the weather is lovely. We’re open as usual over weekend, so do join us to make a lavender bag, dress up, write with a quill and relax for a picnic in Jane Austen’s glorious spring garden.
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 16
VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY: we’re establishing a team of volunteers to assist with visitor research this summer. It’s a great opportunity to gain experience in the heritage sector. Apply:
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 15
"There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises with every attempt to intimidate me." - Elizabeth Bennet (Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen) 💪
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 14
Our collection of objects relating to Jane Austen and her close family is unparalleled. In a new series of posts under the hashtag , we’ll be showcasing highlights from our collection. View our 'Treasures from the Collection' page here:
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 13
"We have a good appearance of Flowers in the Shrubbery and Borders..." - Jane Austen, 1814 🌷
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 12
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 11
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Her name is Marmite 🐈
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 11
Although she is not our pet, on , we just couldn’t resist a picture of our favourite ...
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 11
The Alresford Lacemakers are coming to the Museum for their monthly visit this Saturday. Join us between 11am and 3pm to watch them work and learn more about this delicate craft.
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 10
The window conservation works taking place at the house are progressing well and the Austen Treasures Room and Admirals’ Room are both now open as usual. Please keep checking our website for any updates. ⚒
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 9
🔌 If you've had trouble getting hold of us today, please be aware that our internet has been down due to a fault in the area. We'll reply to emails ASAP when service resumes. Apologies for inconvenience caused. 🔌
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 9
The has sent us fab photos of Y7 student Lily with her special homework project. Lily visited us to do research for her work which was based on idea of 'Jane Austen in 41 Pictures' inspired by our 'Jane Austen in 41 Objects' project. Well done Lily! 🙌
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 8
“If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more. But you know what I am. -You hear nothing but truth from me.” - Mr Knightley (Emma, )
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Jane Austen's House Museum Apr 7
There are still tickets available for our Workshop on 11 May with , author of Girl With Dove. Sally will show how the lyric forms of and song are essential to good writing practices. Don’t miss out: 🖌
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