Explore the former London homes of baroque composer George Frideric Handel and 1960s guitarist Jimi Hendrix on this 60-minute tour. Meet your guide on Brook Street, where both musical greats lived 200 years apart, and tour the rooms of Handel’s house, where he lived, composed, and died in 1759. Then, head next door to see the painstakingly restored flat that Hendrix called home in 1969. Skip-the-line entrance tickets included.
60-minute Handel and Hendrix Museum guided tour in London
Tour the home where George Frideric Handel lived in the mid-1700s
See his bedroom, dressing room, and music room where he wrote 'Messiah'
Learn about Handel’s life and his contribution to baroque music
Visit the next-doot flat where Jimi Hendrix lived in the late 1960s
Travel independently to the Handel and Hendrix Museum, arriving before your 11:30am tour departure. Meet your guide, and learn about the Handel House, where baroque composer George Frideric Handel lived from 1723 until his death in 1759. Then, climb the 250-year-old staircase to the restored rooms of his home. Musicians often play harpsichords in the house to add extra atmosphere to your visit. See where Handel composed, rehearsed, and conversed with his musical contemporaries. Learn how he penned his best-known work, Messiah, here and threatened to throw a star soprano from the window when she refused to sing one of his arias. Then, wander around Handel's dressing room, and the beautiful bedroom where he died, aged 74. Next, head for the next-door flat where Jimi Hendrix lived from 1968 to 1969. Hear about swinging 1960s London, and how Hendrix, one of the world’s greatest guitarists, described the flat as the first place he’d called home. See the main room, recreated to how Jimi had it, and learn how he lived and played here, plus other fascinating facts. After your 60-minute tour, perhaps browse the museum shop for souvenirs (own expense). Your experience ends when you leave the museum.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.