Opening Times


The House is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am – 4pm and the first Saturday each month, 12 til 4

Also 12 til 4 on Sundays during the summer! Please see our social media for updates. 

Groups are welcome to book on other days. 


To help us open more, please join as a volunteer, fill in the contact form!

Entry costs including Gift Aid: Adults £5.00, Concessions £4.00. Accompanied children under 16 – free


The Wisbech Community Hub, including the information centre and the secondhand book shop is now located at the House and is open FREE

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Car Parking

The Somers Road car park is adjacent to the Birthplace House and is free of charge. The Horse Fair car park is a short walk away (free of charge for 2 hours). See the How to Find us Map for more details.


Coach Parking

There are 2 coach bays near the Birthplace House on Somers Road. See the How to Find us Map for more details


Gift Shop

A range of souvenirs and gifts are available in our gift shop.


Group Visits

Octavia Hill Birthplace House welcomes visits from groups by appointment. Click here for more information.


Visitors with Disabilities

To ensure we can help you get the best from your visit, please contact us in advance on 01945 630299 or by email to advise us of any special needs you may have.

A lift is available to allow access to the different levels of the museum. The lift is currently out of order, we apologise for the inconvenience and disruption to our normal provision, we will update this page as soon as we can



Toilets and baby change facilities are available at the Birthplace House.