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



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • lesley12342
    Millom, United Kingdom
    A fascinating 90 minutes
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 22nd September 2019
    We so enjoyed this tour of a gorgeous Georgian house crammed with photographic kit and props from the 1950's and 60's. Fascinating social history, wonderful photographs, an the volunteer tour guides... Read full review
    amazing discovery
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 3rd October 2019
    We were in a party of six and it is the small size of each party that makes this tour so different to any other National Trust property I have visited. We spent almost 2 hours being shown round and... Read full review
  • MichaelJ2663
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Great tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 12th October 2019
    Great tour if you are interested in the history of photography and/or social history of Liverpool. Lots of interesting information from 4 separate guides 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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