Booking your visit to 2 Willow Road
We look forward to welcoming you to 2 Willow Road, which is open on Thursdays and Saturdays. All visits must be pre-booked and are by guided tour on the hour from 11 am to 2 pm or free-flow visits between 3 pm and 4:30 pm. Find out how to book your visit and what to do on arrival.
2 Willow Road is now closed for the winter. We look forward to welcoming you again on Thursdays and Saturdays from March 2nd, 2024.
When can I visit?
Guided tours are available on Thursdays and Saturdays at:
- 12 noon
Free-flow visits are available on Thursdays and Saturdays at:
- 3:00 pm
- 3:20 pm
- 3:40 pm
How to book tickets
All visitors need to book their visit; members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking.
- Please book one ticket per person, except for children aged five or under who do not need a ticket.
- Tickets are for your use only and not for resale.
- We'll send your booking confirmation by email. Please make sure you fill in the correct email address to ensure you receive your confirmation.
- Tickets are released two weeks in advance and can be booked online.
- National Art Pass holders can also book for free - simply follow the procedures for booking as a member and write National Art Pass as your member number. You will be asked to show your membership card upon arrival for your visit.
Book your visit
Please note scaffolding will be up on part of the building from September to October for exterior redecoration and minor repairs before the winter weather. Tours and independent viewing will go ahead as usual.
Arriving at 2 Willow Road
When arriving at 2 Willow Road please have your ticket ready to show our staff, either as a printed copy or on your phone. If you’re a member, you’ll also need to show your membership card.
You'll be asked to show these outside on the forecourt where a volunteer will be waiting to welcome you.
Please arrive early
The starting time on your ticket is the time that your 60-minute tour of the house begins. Please arrive five minutes before your tour to be booked in.
Please note that we are unable to accommodate late entry to the house.
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