Perpetuating the memory of one of the greatest men of the Victorian age


Update August 2021

Due to flooding, the Society’s museum is currently closed until further notice. If you have tickets for a future booking we will be in touch with you.

We are sorry for any disappointment and we appreciate your understanding in these difficult circumstances.

If you have any questions about visiting please contact our House team at

Accessibility information

The William Morris Society is committed to making its facilities accessible to all. We regret that the nature of our Grade II* listed building may restrict physical access to some areas.

  • There is step free entrance to the Coach House, but visitors should note the uneven cobbled surface in front of the entrance.
  • There are two steps at the rear of the Coach House and a wheelchair ramp is available on request.
  • Access from the Coach House to the rest of the museum is via a flight of 6 steps.
  • An accessible toilet and baby-changing facility is located to the rear of the Coach House
  • Guide dogs and other assistance dogs are permitted in all areas of the museum.
  • An introductory film about William Morris’s life, work and the time he spent at Kelmscott House is located in the Coach House and includes footage of the rest of the museum.
  • There is a designated disabled parking space outside the museum, but availability of the space cannot be guaranteed.