Mr Hardman's Home Photographic Studio

59 Rodney Street
L1 9EX

Tel: +44 (0)151 709 6261

Mr Hardman's Home Photographic Studio

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.60 per ticket
Child (5-16 yrs old)£3.25 per ticket
Family Ticket*£16.50 per ticket

Please note that access to the house is by guided tour. We advise pre-booking.

Family ticket - 2 adults, and 3 children (between 5-16 years old).

Gift aid ticketing options are available and advertised on the National Trust website. Ticketing prices are liable to change so please refer to the National Trust website for the most up to date prices


Step back in time and experience the 1950s. In this time capsule of post-war years, you will glimpse the life of an extraordinary couple. Renowned photographer E. Chambre Hardman and his gifted wife Margaret lived and worked together in this remarkable Georgian house for 40 years, keeping everything, changing nothing.

Don't miss
- Spot the unopened food rations and admire glamorous period clothing.
- Listen to the reminiscences of former members of staff.
- Enjoy evocative original photographs taken by this talented couple.

Note: admission by guided tour only. Booking not required but advised to avoid disappointment.

Making the most of your day
Book your place on a tour in advance to avoid disappointment. Virtual tour of the house available. Children's quiz trail. Series of evening talks planned, contact property for details



  • Accept Credit/Debit Cards
  • Audio Tours
  • Disabled Access
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guides Available
  • Schools Accepted
  • Shop
  • Street Parking
  • Toilets
  • Visitor Centre

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly - children

Languages spoken

  • Braille

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Short walk north of Liverpool city centre. Rodney Street is off Hardman Street and Upper Duke Street.

Located half a mile from Lime St and Central stations, adjacent to the Anglican Cathedral


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Recent Reviews:

  • funkymonkey_10
    Trip type:
    Nothing “negative” to see here
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 11th April 2019
    We came for a visit in April and managed get on a tour without prior booking. Initially when we were sat down to watch a short video and were told the tour would take 1.5 hours we were thinking... Read full review
  • Caroline F
    Irby, United Kingdom
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    A hidden gem in Liverpool, very knowledgable guides and such an interesting visit, loved seeing all the old household decoration and furniture little changed since the 40's . Read full review
  • WarringtonWainwright
    Warrington, uk
    Trip type:
    This "developed" into a nice trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th April 2019
    What a lovely surprise. We came to the house on a whim (not recommended as its tours only). Whilst I was only expecting a quick stop, the tour took 1.5 hours and was genuinely interesting from start... Read full review

Opening Times

Tours Run (16 March 2019 - 30 October 2019)

* Open Bank Holiday Mondays. Admission by timed ticket only, including members. Visitors are advised to book in advance (by telephone or email to property) to avoid disappointment, as tickets on the day are subject to availability.

Please note opening time are liable to change, so please check the National Trust website for the most up to date opening times and prices.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


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