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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 >
Both the Birthplace House and the Octavia Hill Society organise a programme of events throughout the year. Read more >
A project which was 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 >
As of Wednesday 1st November 2017,the museum is open by pre-appointment only at any convenient time, for individuals and groups throughout the closed season.
Please telephone 01945 476358 at least one week in advance to book.
Open first Saturday of each month from 1pm – 4:30pm.
The museum will reopen Wednesday 3rd March 2018.
Concessions: £3.50 (Senior Citizens and National Trust members)
Accompanied children FREE
How to Find Us
for directions to Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House.
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.
Octavia Hill's Tearoom Open
Tearoom and Golden River garden open Monday and Tuesday every week 12pm – 3pm. Free admission.