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Elgar's Birthplace at the Elgar Birthplace Museum

Elgar's Birthplace at the Elgar Birthplace Museum

The atmospheric mid C19th cottage where composer Sir Edward Elgar was born in 1857, part of a visit to the Museum.


Crown East Lane,
Lower Broadheath,

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Explore the life and music of one of England's greatest composers.

The Elgar Birthplace Museum offers a fascinating insight into the life and music, family and friends, and musical inspirations of Sir Edward Elgar, whose masterpieces include Salut d’Amour, Pomp & Circumstance, the Enigma Variations, and many more.

Enjoy a warm welcome for your group at the Elgar Birthplace Museum and Visitor Centre. Explore the fascinating personal and musical life of England’s great composer, glimpse the Edwardian and Victorian Society in which he lived and enjoy the internationally acclaimed collections within this unique setting.

We are set in the heart of Elgar’s beloved countryside, just 3 miles from the City of Worcester. Opening hours Friday to Tuesday, 11am to 5pm (last admission 4.15pm) - for special extended opening hours, please see our website

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Children Welcome Disabled access


Adults £7.50
Seniors £6.50
Family £15.00 (2 Adults and 3 Children)
Concessions for Children and Students



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Map reference: SO 806556  Lat: 52.19905 Long: -2.28386

Just 3 miles west of the cathedral city of Worcester, signposted off the A44 Worcester/Leominster road. From the M5 motorway use Junction 7 and the A4440. (Sat Nav postcode WR2 6RH)

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Worcester Stations station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Children Welcome Disabled access