historic houses

Dotted around Camden are countless hidden museums and heritage sites. Many famous people have been Camden residents and their stories remain, ready to be told! Discover a sample of the best kept secret histories of Camden.

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48 Doughty Street
WC1N 2LX
London
Museum mile: The Charles Dickens Museum
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Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
WC1R 4RL
London
A central hub for intellectuals, writers, activists, artists, musicians and many more, Conway Hall is where is where music, ethics and free speech meet.
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Fenton House
Hampstead Grove
NW3 6SP
London
Whether it is music, tastes, smells or sights: Fenton House has it all. This house is a hidden gem for lovers of china, needlework and classical music.
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2 Willow Road
Hampstead
NW3 1TH
London
Currently owned by the National Trust, 2 Willow Road is a rare example of Modernist design, preserved in its original state in the middle of London.
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Burgh House
New End Square
NW3 1LT
London
A well-known sight in Hampstead for 300 years, the history of Burgh House, currently home to the Hampstead Arts Museum, is infused with a love for art.
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Cecil Sharpe House
2 Regents Park
NW1 7AY
London
This stately, redbrick manor in Regent’s Park is home to London’s award winning folk arts centre, with a unique history stretching back to 1930.
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Kenwood House
Hampstead Lane
NW3 7JR
London
Known for its famous collection of artworks, Kenwood House is a gorgeously preserved former stately home in Hampstead that is open to the public.
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Keats House
10 Keats Grove
NW3 2RR
London
Ever wondered how the famous poet John Keats lived? Keats House offers you the chance to visit the place where he lodged, wrote, and fell in love.
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Waterlow Park
Highgate Hill
N6 5HG
London
Built in 1582, Lauderdale House is an arts and education hub that combines history and culture in a programme of exhibitions, performances and events.