The Brontë Parsonage Museum / The Brontë Society

A typical summer scene at the Parsonage - in the Brontės' time.

Map - The Brontë Parsonage Museum 

The red circle highlights the location of the museum.
 
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The Bronte Parsonage Museum - Haworth

 

Information below updated: 14  March  2003
 
In 2003 the Brontë Parsonage Museum is open throughout the year, closing only on 1st January, and from 7th January to 1st February. Then December 24th to 27th.

N.B: In subsequent years, please use the information presented here as a guide only - access the Brontë Society's own web site (then click on 'Museum'), or contact them at the address below, for up-to-date information.

 
Opening Times:

    10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (April to September)
    11.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (October to March)
     (N.B: Last admission is half hour before closing)

ADMISSION PRICE (2003):

    £4.80 - Adult
    £1.50 - Child (5-16 inclusive) (under 5 free)
    £1.90 - 17-18 years
    £10.50 - Family Ticket admits 2 adults and up to 3 children
    £3.50 - Student/Senior Citizen/ES40 holder
    Special rates may be available for large groups - contact
    the museum for details.

ADDRESS:

    The Brontë Parsonage Museum
    Church Street
    Haworth
    Keighley
    West Yorkshire
    England
    BD22 8DR
    Tel: Haworth +44 (0)  1535  642323
    Fax: +44 (0)  1535  647131
    E-Mail: info@bronte.info (or: bronte@bronte.org.uk)
    Web-site: http://www.bronte.info
     (For active link - see 'Links Page')

 

The Brontë Society

The Brontë Society is one of the most important literary societies in the world and has for the past century enjoyed loyal support from Brontë enthusiasts everywhere. It was founded in 1893 to bring closer together all who honoured the Brontë sisters, to act as guardian of the letters, manuscripts and personal belongings acquired for the Museum and to encourage a better understanding and appreciation of the Brontës' lives and works.

Membership offers:

  • Free admission to the Brontë Parsonage Museum
  • Free access to the Library (by prior appointment)
  • Free issues of the Society's Gazette
  • June Weekend including Church Service, Annual General Meeting, address by eminent speaker, day excursion and social events
  • Literary Luncheons
  • Excursions, including walks
  • Weekend Conference
  • Mailing about selected Brontë events
  • Special offers and discounts on selected goods

N.B: The former Brontë Society Transactions has now been re-named Brontë Studies: there are currently three copies published each year, and this will only be supplied to Society members at an additional (discounted) cost (details supplied with membership form).


To Join The Brontë Society

Apply for an application form to the Brontë Parsonage Museum at the address above. Prices for 2003 are given below. N.B: In subsequent years, please use the information presented here as a guide only - access the Brontë Society's own web site (then click on 'Society'), or contact them at the address above, for up-to-date prices:

U.K. and Europe only

Annual £20
Life £475

Joint subscription for two Members living at same address

Annual £30
Life £650


Outside Europe

Annual £30
Life £650

Joint subscription for two Members living at same address

Annual £40
Life £950

Please note: Life Members are not accepted under 21 years of age.


Angrians

If you are 14 years old or younger, you can join as an Angrian: Angrian Membership offers:

  • A Starter Pack
  • Free admission to the Brontë Parsonage Museum
  • A twice-yearly newsletter
  • Invitations to Angrian events

The cost is £5 per year


Students

This kind of membership is aimed at students aged between fifteen and eighteen who have recently discovered one or more of the Brontës or who are deepening their existing knowledge and involvement. This does not necessarily mean high school or college students studying for GCSEs or A-levels - or their equivalents in countries other than England and Wales - but it certainly includes them. Student Membership offers:

  • A Starter Pack
  • Free admission to the Brontë Parsonage Museum
  • Brontë Student newsletter twice a year
  • Information about Brontë-related events

The cost is £7.50 per year



The Brontë Society
Brontë Parsonage Museum, Church Street, Haworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire,  England, BD22 8DR
Telephone: +44 (0)  1535  642323   Fax: +44 (0)  1535  647131
E-Mail: info@bronte.info (or: bronte@bronte.org.uk)  Web-site: http://www.bronte.info

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