The Hardmans' House

Important notice -

Tickets to visit the Hardmans' House this season are now sold out. We're sorry for any disappointment. We will reopen next year (dates to be confirmed).

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

The Hardmans' House

What's on 

Book your visit

Booking is recommended to guarantee your space on a tour. Please arrive promptly to our Pilgrim Street entrance within the 10 minute timeslot you have booked so that you’re here for when the tour begins. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

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Things to see and do

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Art and collections

Props and backgrounds in the studio at the Hardmans' House

Highlights of the Hardmans' House 

The Hardmans’ House will reopen for guided tours on Fridays and Saturdays between 17 September - 6 November. In the meantime, here’s your chance to delve into just a few of the 13,000 features, objects and collections that we care for in the home and photographic studio of E. Chambré Hardman and his wife Margaret.

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Our work

A selection of photos from the E. Chambre Hardman collection laid across a table, showing a range of subjects including landscapes and portraits

Revealing the E. Chambré Hardman photographic collection 

Discover more about our exciting two-year project to catalogue and conserve the E. Chambré Hardman Photographic Collection and to make it more accessible for everyone to explore and enjoy.

Black and white photograph of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral under construction.

Donate to the Hardmans Unpacked appeal 

Help us to organise, conserve and share the Edward Chambré Hardman photographic archive and make it more accessible by supporting the Hardmans Unpacked appeal. Donations of all sizes are welcome.

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Edward Chambré Hardman takes a photograph on holiday

The history of the Hardmans' House 

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

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at The Hardmans' House on the National Trust Collections website