The Hampshire cottage where Jane Austen lived and wrote her novels
The most treasured Austen site in the world
Step back in time to 1816 and follow in Jane Austen's footsteps
Jane Austen’s House is the most treasured Austen site in the world.
Here, in this inspiring Hampshire cottage, Jane Austen’s genius flourished. Here she wrote, revised and had published all six of her globally beloved novels, creating and refining her unforgettable characters from Elinor Dashwood and Lizzy Bennet to Emma Woodhouse and Anne Elliot.
Today, Jane Austen’s House is a cherished museum with an unparalleled collection, including personal letters, first editions of her novels and her tiny writing table.
Visitors can step back in time and follow in Jane’s footsteps as they explore the rooms where she lived and wrote, discover objects and stories that inspired her, and learn about her writing life.