Brand New Tours for 2017

E.C. Hardman, The Diver, Photograph, 1929

It’s the beginning of a new open season at The Hardmans’ House and we have been busy planning new tours. These will run parallel to the normal visit around the house but will be a completely different experience. With specialized topics, they will give you a fascinating insight into the property, its collection and the Hardmans’ photographs. Please call 0151 709 6261 to reserve a place - tickets are free for NT members.

Photography Fridays will run in conjunction to Look 17, Liverpool International Photography Festival.  Learn how Hardman used technics and equipment available at the time to show his own artistic interpretation and create some of his most iconic photographs. These tours run every Friday from 7 April to 12 May at 11am, 12:30 & 2pm.

Preserving The Hardmans’ House is a unique opportunity to learn more about the conservation of the house and its enormous collection of unusual objects. This tour will take place on Friday 21 April at 3:30pm

The Margaret Hardman Tour will focus on Margaret's life before working at the Photographic Studio and the early years of her marriage to Edward. Discover more about this fascinating woman and her history on Wednesday 12 and 21 April at 10:45am.

Then and Now will be an opportunity for you to explore Liverpool through Hardman’s photographs and contrast 1950s Liverpool to the modern day city centre. What's changed? Discover for yourself on this walking tour on Friday 21 April at 2:15pm.

The Georgian Quarter Architecture Tour explores the distinctive architecture of the buildings in and around Rodney Street. Explore this stunning part of Liverpool on Wednesday 12 April at 2:15pm.

If you're interested in any of these tours, please give us a call to reserve a space on 0151 709 6261 (line open from 10:30am Wednesday to Saturday) or email us at