Handel & Hendrix in London


Handel House Museum was home to George Frideric Handel from 1723 until his death in 1759. It was here that Handel composed 'Messiah', 'Zadok the Priest' and 'Music for the Royal Fireworks'. The Museum is the perfect place to learn about Handel's life, music and 18th century London, with its restored Georgian interiors. Today visitors can enjoy regular live music, special exhibitions and other public events.

The adjoining house, number 23, was Jimi Hendrix’s London home and now open to visit. His bedroom has been carefully restored to hark back to 1969, the time when he occupied the flat, and there will also be a permanent Hendrix exhibition.

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Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: £7.50 to £10.00 (USD9.87) per ticket
Child Ticket: £3.00 to £5.00 (USD3.95) per ticket

Tickets may be purchased to visit either or both houses, please check website for prices

Entrance to Handel House only is free to Handel House Friends and National Art Pass holders

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Opening Times:

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00

Thursday: 10:00 - 20:00

Sun:12:00 - 18:00

Closed: Monday & bank holidays.

Venue Details & Map

Handel & Hendrix in London

25 Brook Street
+44 (0)20 7495 1685
Public transport:
From Bond Street station follow South Molton Street down to Brook Street. Handel House is at No. 25 Brook Street. Entrance is round the back in Lancashire Court.
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 6 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Handel & Hendrix in London

5.0 out of 5 25 June 2015
by Crystal C.

Wonderful experience for anyone who is a musician! Loved the tour. Fantastic guides to give information and answer questions.more

2.0 out of 5 17 February 2015
by Luca P.

Last weekend, on my sister's instigation (she's a musician) we decided to check out the Handel House Museum. I quite like a bit of Georg Friedrich myself from time to time, so I built up a certain level of expectations. To add to the intrigue is the fact that Jimi Hendricks lived in the same building in 1968-69, as the blue plaque outside the building demonstrates. Now, where else can one...more

5.0 out of 5 8 July 2011
by Fiona G.

Marvellous concerts take place here

in the rooms where Handel himself

lived & worked. I cant praise them

highly enough. A gem of a place in

the heart of London. Beautiful Georgian

house too.It was here that Handel lived

& composed such great works as his

Messiah from 1723 till his death in1759more

4.0 out of 5 14 March 2011
by Sarah B.

Last week I knew absolutely nothing about George Frideric Handel. But now, I know that he composed 42 operas, 29 oratorios and more than 120 cantatas, he slept in a big red canopied bed, and Jimi Hendrix lived in a flat in the attic of his former home.

The Handel House museum was Handel's actual home from 1723 until the time of his death. The museum takes you through the upper floors of the...more

4.0 out of 5 2 May 2008
by ingridchen

Nice little museum hidden at the corner of Brook Street and Bond Street, in the lovely Lancashire Court. Quiet, beautifully done, and it was the residence of Handel during his days in London, and he died here too. They hold some concerts for a reasonable price, classical music as you expect. And the surrounding is just right for Handel's music of course. Strangely it is also Jimi Hendrix's...more

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