We want your day at the Parsonage to be happy, interesting, and run smoothly, so everything you need to know to plan your visit is here.
Bronte Christmas weekends: every weekend from 16th November to Christmas the Museum and Gift Shop will be open early at 10am and stay open, on Saturdays only, until 6pm
Opening Times 2013
The Museum is open every day from:
10am - 5.30pm (last admission 5.00pm) April to September
11am - 5pm (last admission 4.30pm) October to March
except 24-27 December, 2013, and January 2-31, 2014 (Museum open New Year's Day 12 noon to 5pm).
The Shop is open every day from:
10am - 4.50pm October to March, all year round except on Sundays, when it is open 11am-4.50pm.
Between April and the end of September it's open 10am-5.20pm every day.
Please note: last admission to Museum is half an hour before closing.
Entry Fees 2013:
Standard admission: £7
Family ticket £18
(valid for 2 adults and up to 4 children)
Brontë Parsonage Museum, Church Street, Haworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD22 8DR, United Kingdom
Tel : +44(0)1535 642323; Fax : +44(0)1535 647131; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You only need book in advance if you have a group of 10 or more. Our group booking form is here. Special group rates are available. Phone Sonia Boocock on 01535 642323 or email here for details.
Private tours of the Museum, including an opportunity to see behind the scenes and visit the Museum Library, are available by special arrangement. Phone 01535 642323, or email here for details.
Access to the Brontë Parsonage Museum is limited. Phone 01535 642323 for advice in advance, or email here, and we will do our best to help with visitors' special needs. For more detailed information click here.
How to Find us
The Museum is at the top of the village Main Street, behind the Parish Church.
Use AA Route Planner, or Google Maps, or click on the downloads menu (right) for a printable map of Haworth.
Satellite Navigation information for the two Bradford Council car parks is as follows:
Church Street car park: OS X (Eastings) 402915
OS Y (Northings) 437263
Nearest Post Code BD22 8DS
Lat (WGS84) N53:49:54 (53.831620)
Long (WGS84) W1:57:26 (-1.957192)
Sun Street car park: OS X (Eastings) 403119
OS Y (Northings) 436906
Nearest Post Code BD22 8QN
Lat (WGS84) N53:49:42 (53.828410)
Long (WGS84) W1:57:15 (-1.954096)
Haworth is in West Yorkshire, eight miles west of Bradford and three miles south of Keighley. There are 3 main car parks in Haworth, all pay and display. The nearest is on West Lane adjacent to the Brontë Parsonage Museum. This also has public WCs. A large car park with facilities for coaches is available on Sun Street. Both these are owned and operated by Bradford Metropolitan District Council; please note their terms and conditions.
The Changegate car park (opposite Brontë Weaving Shed/Edinburgh Woollen Mill) is privately owned and operates a strict policy. To ensure you do not get fined, follow their terms and conditions to the letter.
Regular bus services run from Bradford Interchange and Keighley Bus Station to Haworth. For more information on routes via Leeds, Skipton, Bradford and Keighley, click here, or telephone 0113 2457676. You can phone Haworth Vistor Information Centre on 01535 642329, or email them here.
Nearest principal railway station is Leeds; nearest local station is Keighley. The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway runs steam trains between Keighley and Haworth at weekends, bank holidays and daily in summer (01535 647777). From Keighley you can take a bus to Haworth. For more information on trains and train timetables click here.
The Museum does not have toilets. Closest toilets are in the car park adjacent to the Museum.
For other events taking place in and around Haworth see www.haworth-village.org.uk or www.visitbrontecountry.com.
Groups and Tours
For more information on educational bookings click here. For information on bookings for other groups click here.
To buy a copy of our souvenir Brontë Parsonage Museum Guide Click here. Free room guides are available for all visitors in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Polish Chinese, Japanese and Korean. For a free copy of the English Museum room guide to print off, click on the downloads menu, right.
The Brontë Society, owner of the Brontë Parsonage Museum, is a registered charity, number 529952, and a company, number 73855.
Haworth Parsonage and Museum rely on funding from The Brontë Society, which is a registered charity, and depends on funding from you, the public. If you are interested in becoming a member yourself, click here for details of membership benefits and how to join.