Opening Times and Directions

Opening Times

Gift Shop
Our Shop is open Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm.  Please see our shop page for details.
House and Garden tours
The House and Garden are currently only open for tours on Fridays and Saturdays. To book please visit

The Museum remains closed. 

Tours take about an hour and you will be taken on a guided tour by one of our specialist volunteer guides.

HHA Members are free of charge.  If you wish to book your place please call us on 01672 511491

Charges - Adults £7.50, Children £1.00. Friends of the Merchants House - free.

We require face masks must be worn by people over the age of 12 unless exempt. Please continue to follow all COVID-19 signage and requests when visiting, and if you have the NHS Covid-App, to scan the QR code on entry.

How to find us

Marlborough is 75 miles from London and 30 miles from Bath.

From London take M4, leave at junction 14, take A4 for Marlborough

From the West take M4, leave at junction 15, take A 346 for Marlborough

The Merchant's House is on the North Side of the High Street approximately 100 yards from the Town Hall.

Entrance to the Tour starting point is through the double green doors to the right of the shop, and then follow the signposts to where your guide will be waiting for you. 

Access Information 

The Merchant's House has uneven floors, low ceilings and steps leading from room to room. The stairs on the main staircase are shallow but eneven. 

A stairlift is available fom the ground floor to the first floor which allows access to the principal rooms. Ramps are available on site for wheelchair access on the ground floor.

Bespoke tours are available on request - please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss any requirements you may have. 


Photos may be taken of The Merchant's House for personal use only. If you wish to take photos for any other reason please contact the Trust Office on 01672 511491.

Map of Merchant's House Marlbourough