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William Morris Gallery

Lloyd Park Forest Road | Forest Road, Walthamstow, Waltham Forest E17 4PP, England
+44 20 8496 4390
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Informative and Visually Appealing

We stopped in to the museum after spending a few hours down the road at the newly opened... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
NettyChetty
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London, United Kingdom
step back into the past

William Morris s old home now refurbished back to its original glory displaying many of his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
witsend18
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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The William Morris Gallery is the only public gallery devoted to William Morris - designer, craftsman, writer, socialist and conservationist. The Gallery is housed in the Grade II* listed building that was Morris's family home from 1848 to 1856.The William Morris Gallery reopened in August 2012 following a major redevelopment and won the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2013. William Morris Gallery is open Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm. Free entry.
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“his life” (25 reviews)
“all ages” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lloyd Park Forest Road | Forest Road, Walthamstow, Waltham Forest E17 4PP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped in to the museum after spending a few hours down the road at the newly opened Walthamstow Wetlands. It’s well worth the visit if you are in the area. The house and the gardens are a joy to wonder around in, but it’s...More

Thank NettyChetty
Reviewed 1 week ago

William Morris s old home now refurbished back to its original glory displaying many of his designs and work

Thank witsend18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time we have visited this fine museum and will definitely go back as did not allow enough time to look around. The exhibition of his daughter May's work is amazing as never knew she existed. The grounds surrounding the house look lovely and will...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibition at the William Morris Gallery on his daughter, May Morris, is fascinating and revealing. May was an embroiderer, jewellery maker, artist, designer, lecturer, socialist activist and worked for her father’s business. She also worked untiringly to preserve and enhance her father’s legacy. She...More

1  Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The current special exhibition is about William's daughter, May, who was a brilliant artist in her own right. At 2pm each day, there is a free conducted tour by one of the curators. This is well worth seeing, especially if you like fine embroidery. There...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 20 October 2017

just a short (very pleasant) stroll from the tube station. enthusiastic staff who were there to assist.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I went with my young kid and a baby and he absolutely enjoyed the activity there. Also the cafe has many nice selections of cakes and food. Brilliant local place to go and after went to the playground in the garden as well

Thank Aimee Pobporn M
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The William Morris Gallery is situated at the main entrance to Lloyd Park in the northern part of Walthamstow. With guest exhibitions this gallery supports local and up and coming artists and movements. It also hosts a number of events from art workshops to talks...More

Thank ljc1205
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

You’ll find the gallery in Lloyd Park, Blackhorse Road tube station is the closest stop. The house is a wonderful place to explore not only William Morris’ life but also his life‘s work and designs. You can’t help being enthralled by the charm of this...More

Thank Anubis33
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Love to visit this place, so interesting to learn about Morris's work and what influenced the work, not just his designs but his social activism too. Well ahead of his time in many ways.

1  Thank Wisewomantravelling
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