*Temporarily Closed* Mr Hardman's Home Photographic Studio

59 Rodney Street
L1 9EX

Tel: +44 (0)151 709 6261

*Temporarily Closed* Mr Hardman's Home Photographic Studio

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.84 per ticket
Child (5-16 yrs old)£3.42 per ticket
Family Ticket*£17.10 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


National Trust are working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so. However, The Hardmans' House is closed.

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:

  • Michael N
    Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
    What a hidden gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 18th October 2019
    Booked a tour on our way to Liverpool. Did not know what to expect but what a treasure trove in this old Georgian House that was latterly occupied by an eminent photographer and his wife - the... Read full review
  • Elsrad
    West Sweden, Sweden
    Thank you!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th November 2019
    Interesting, Nice guidning. Nice break in between all the Beatles history we made. Close to the church of England. Glad we found this occasion to see and hear about the Hardman´s place, life and work. Read full review
  • lynr700
    Aintree, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    A Trip Back in Time.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 31st December 2019
    This is a very interesting place to visit. The photographic history is fascinating. The small private apartment used byThe Hardman’s is a peep into a time gone by. Close to both Cathedrals it is well... Read full review

Opening Times

Tours Run (16 March 2021 - 30 October 2021)

* 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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