Things to see & do

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What's on?

There's always lots going on at Ham - from den building and family trails to outdoor theatre, special talks and spooky ghost tours.

Titian's ghosts

Titian’s Ghosts by Royal Academician artist Stephen Farthing © Stephen Farthing

Titian’s Ghosts by Royal Academician artist Stephen Farthing

8 Mar - 2 Nov 2014
Whilst our original paintings undergo conservation work, artist and Royal Academician Stephen Farthing has created some artwork specially for the great staircase in the house.

Cabinet secrets

A chance to see the insides of our exotic cabintets © National Trust Images/John Hammond

A chance to see the insides of our exotic cabintets

Sat 10 – Sun 18 May, 12-4pm (excluding Fri)
An opportunity to discover the lavish interiors of our intricate and exotic cabinet collection.
Normal admission applies

Find out more...
 

Father's Day

Lose yourselves in the gardens © John Millar

Lose yourselves in the gardens

Sun 15 June, 10am - 5pm

Free entry for dads if accompanied by their children (of any age).

Normal admission for the rest of the family

Fun and games with Jaques

Come and play with Jaques traditional games in our garden © Jaques of London

Come and play with Jaques traditional games in our garden

Weekends of 28-29 June and 26-27 July, 10-7pm
Come and play, join us for a weekend of garden games with Jaques of London at Ham. There will be Punch and Judy, a tombola, picnic baskets, giant outdoor games to play and lots of croquet...

Free event (normal admission applies)

Romeo and Juliet outdoor theatre

Bring a picnic and enjoy our summer garden © National Trust

Bring a picnic and enjoy our summer garden

Sun 13 July, gates open 6pm, starts 7pm

Authentic Shakespeare by the Lord Chamberlain’s Men with an all-male cast. Bring a picnic and enjoy our summer garden
£16 adult, £8 child, £40 family (2 adults and up to 2 children)

Call 0844 249 1895 to book

Behind the scenes

Discover the hidden passages around Ham House

Tues and Thurs, 2-2.45pm

From the attics, to the basement and to a modern office in the wardrobe room; discover places that visitors wouldn't usually see.

£8 plus normal admission

Buy your tickets...

Garden games

Giant garden games

Hire your games from the gift shop

Connect4, quoits, noughts and crosses... hire out a basket containing an outdoor game to play in the garden.

£10 refundable deposit per game

Titian's ghosts

Titian’s Ghosts by Royal Academician artist Stephen Farthing

8 Mar - 2 Nov 2014
Whilst our original paintings undergo conservation work, artist and Royal Academician Stephen Farthing has created some artwork specially for the great staircase in the house.

Short house talks

Ham House is a popular destination for visitors of all ages.

8 Mar - 2 Nov (except Fri) 2014
Short house talks between 11am-12pm, in the below stairs rooms; last talk 11.45am.
Normal admission applies

Find out more...

Below stairs rooms

Visit our basement to explore the lives of those who worked at Ham

Visit below stairs with a garden ticket
Complete your visit to Ham with a hands-on experience in our basement and see what it would have been like to live and work below stairs.

See our opening times

Garden tours

Enjoy a free garden tour with our friendly and knowledgeable guides

Free regular tours of our 17th-century garden, lasting 30 minutes. Check the notice board at Visitor Reception for times on the day.

Normal admission applies

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