Discover Jane Austen’s House

Explore and discover Jane Austen's House, from the history of the house itself to our important Austen collection and inspiring exhibitions.

History of the House

A brief history of Jane Austen’s House, from its first incarnation as a medieval farmhouse to its present status as a museum of Jane Austen’s life and works – and the most treasured Austen site in the world.

The garden at Jane Austen’s House was once Mrs Austen’s domain.

The Garden

Jane Austen’s garden is an idyllic spot to while away a summer afternoon. Find out more about its history and planting.


Jane Austen’s House holds an unparalleled collection of objects relating to Jane Austen’s life and works, her family circle and her legacy. View some of the treasures of the collection.

House from Home

Visit Jane Austen’s House from the comfort of your own home. Stroll through the House on our virtual tour, take in an online exhibition, or visit the Gift Shop!