The Hardmans' House

The front door at 59 Rodney Street showing the flanking columns with the names of Burrell & Hardman
See the original name and business plaques National Trust Images / Andreas von Einsiedel

Step back in time to the 1950s in this fascinating home and photographic studio

The Hardmans' House

Things to see and do

The kitchen at the Hardmans' House, Liverpool
The kitchen is still full of 1940s and 50s rations National Trust Images / Arnhel de Serra

Explore and enjoy 

Delve into the life of the renowned 1950s photographer Edward Chambré Hardman and his wife Margaret. Explore the photography studio that encompassed their life's work and their humble living quarters.

Walk in the Hardmans' Footsteps

The Hardmans' House

Eating and shopping

Photographic prints for sale at the Hardmans' House
Take home a print of one of Hardman's stunning photographs National Trust Images / Arnhel de Serra

Browse our shop 

Choose from a small selection of souvenirs and gifts inspired by the lives and work of Edward and Margaret.

The Hardmans' House


Edward Chambré Hardman takes a photograph on holiday
Photography wasn't just their business, it was their passion National Trust Images / ECH Collection

Discover the past 

Take a look at the people and the stories behind the successful photography business of Burrell & Hardman.

The Hardmans' House

Get involved

A volunteer at the Hardmans' House talks to visitors
Join our brilliant team of volunteers National Trust Images / Arnhel de Serra

Join in 

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers who help us run and look after The Hardmans' House. Take a look at what they get up to and how you can get involved.

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Our work

The Hardmans House Film Rolls
Our wonderful collection has many intriguing objects National Trust Images / Andreas von Einsiedel

Our Winter Work 

Find out about all the vital conservation work we'll be performing whilst we're closed to the public this winter.