The Merchant's House

132 High Street

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The Merchant's House Marlborough

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.50 per ticket
Under 16s£1.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

2020 – Shop open Monday – Saturday 10am to 4pm (6 July 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Pre-booked House and Garden guided tours available Monday to Friday at 1pm until Friday 25th September 2020. Additional tours may be available at other times. Please call 01672 511491 to enquire.
The museum remains closed.


Monday | Guided tour at 1pm | Shop open 10am – 4pm
Tuesday | Guided tour at 1pm | Shop open 10am – 4pm
Wednesday | Guided tour at 1pm | Shop open 10am – 4pm
Thursday | Guided tour at 1pm | Shop open 10am – 4pm
Friday | Guided tour at 1pm | Shop open 10am – 4pm
Saturday | No tours | Shop open 10am – 4pm
Sunday | No tours | Shop closed

Groups by arrangement at other times.
Guided tours generally last between 1 hour and 1 hour 30 mins and include the House & Garden.



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access - some areas

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Establishment Features

  • Open All Year

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - one hour
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times - House by appointment only. Shop open regular hours.

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route
  • Parking (charge) - town centre car parks

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted - Accepted in Shop

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Please book in advance
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Tues, Fri & Sat from 1st April to 31 Oct

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The main A4 London to Bath road runs through Marlborough - 30 miles from Bath and 75 miles from London. Use one of the town's many convenient car parks.

Public Transport Directions

There are regular bus services to Marlborough from surrounding towns and villages.



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Recent Reviews:

  • Andrewsmyname
    Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    Lucky to get a guided tour!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th March 2020
    First, a word of warning ... looking online showed the Merchants House to be open the day we went, but that only applied to its shop. The house itself turned out not to be open for visits until... Read full review
  • mariv6261
    Aylesbury, United Kingdom
    Well worth the visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th September 2020
    Very interesting - Gordon who did our guided tour was very knowledgeable and gave us a fascinating insight into the history of this house and a additional local knowledge on how it fitted into local... Read full review
  • Mr_Hatcher51
    Saltash, United Kingdom
    Very Interesting! Cannot reccomend enough!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 8th October 2020
    Fascinating tour of The Merchants House. We had a very knowlegable guide and appreciated the explanations and descriptions of each room and it's contents. We also bumped in to the Trust Manager who... Read full review


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