Conservationist, Artist, Social Reformer, Writer and Teacher


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About Octavia Hill

Octavia Hill (1838-1912) was a woman ahead of her time. An artist and a radical, she was a pioneer of affordable housing and can be seen as the founder of modern social work. Read more >


Schools and Education

Octavia Hill was one of the most influential of all Victorians. Her remarkable achievements are ideal to study topics concerning housing, the good health of communities, conservation and the environment. Read more >


What’s On

Both the Birthplace House and the Octavia Hill Society organise a programme of events throughout the year. Read more >


Centenary Green Appeal

An appeal has been launched to fund the transformation of a historically significant, but derelict, piece of land in Wisbech into a landscaped garden for the local community to enjoy. Read more >


Information

  • Opening Times

    We are now open until the end of October.
    Our opening times are Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat & Sun, from 1pm – 4.30pm with our last admission at 4pm.
    During our closed season we will open by appointment where possible.
    Please telephone 01945 476358 at least one week in advance
  • Admission Prices

    Adults: £3.50
    Concessions: £2.50 (Senior Citizens and National Trust members)
    Children: £1.50
    Family: £8.00 (2 full paying adults and 2 children)
  • How to Find Us

    Click here for directions to Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House.
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Make a Donation


Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House is owned and managed by an independent charity, the Octavia Hill Birthplace Museum Trust. It relies on visitor income and the generosity of individual donors. The House is run entirely by volunteers.

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