We welcome researchers at all levels.


  • Our extensive library of books by, about or related to Jane Austen is situated in the house museum and can be visited without an appointment.

  • If you would like to use a quiet area for research or need to research aspects of our collection or archive please phone and this can be arranged.

  • If your research requires you to have access to our reserve collection or archive you will be required to submit a reference from an academic supervisor or similar.


Contact us for more information.




Jane Austen's House Museum
An independent museum established in 1947
Chawton, Hampshire
GU34 1SD
Tel: 01420 83262


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