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Behind the Scenes Tour: Museum Objects

This exclusive out-of-hours tour will lead you through object highlights in the house.

  • Booking essential

Follow our Collection Team as they open the Ellen Terry museum for a new day.

As the museum comes to life, hear more detail about the special objects from Ellen’s life and times.

The tour will take approximately 45 minutes and includes admission to the site.

Tours will be held once a month between April and September.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All £15.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Meeting point

Please meet outside the front door of Smallhythe Place

What to bring and wear

Please dress appropriately for the weather

Accessibility

The downstairs rooms are accessible, but the second half of the tour will take you up narrow steps

Upcoming events

Event

Easter Egg Hunt at Smallhythe Place 

Join us for an Easter trail inspired by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream!

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on
12 Apr to 14 Apr 2024
at
11:00 to 17:00
+ 2 other dates or times
Event

Meet the Archaeologists 

Bring along your budding archaeologists to meet members of our archaeology team every other Sunday at Smallhythe Place.

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on
12 May to 15 Sep 2024
at
12:00 to 15:00
+ 9 other dates or times
Event

Behind the Scenes Tour: Costumes 

Join our Senior Collections Officer in an exclusive peek into the iconic costume collection of Shakespearean actress Ellen Terry.

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on
18 May to 21 Sep 2024
at
13:00 to 13:45
+ 2 other dates or times
Event

E15 presents: Macbeth 

East 15 Acting School performs a spirited and ensemble-led production of Shakespeare's Macbeth.

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on
24 May 2024
at
19:00 to 21:15