Visitor information

Visitor Information
Visitor Information
Visitor Information

Visiting 78 Derngate

Opening Hours

January 2021

BOOK TICKETS

Open: Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays*
1st Feb - 22nd Dec.

Hours: 10am - 5pm

House bookings: 01604 603407

Dining Room bookings: 01604 230166

*Dining Room closed on Bank Holidays.

Ticket Prices

The visitor centre at 78 Derngate is FREE admission to the Galleries, Shop and Dining Room restuarant.

Standard Admission:

Adult

£

8.50

Free

Child (5-18)

£

4.00

Free

Family (2+2 or 1+3)

£

20.00

Free

Concessions:

Friends of 78 Derngate, Carers

£

0.00

Free

Individual Members of English Heritage, Telegraph Subscribers, Members of The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, Members of the Bassett-Lowke Society

£

7.00

Free

Students

£

5.00

Free

Groups:

Please call us to check availability if bringing a group of more than 6 persons

Daytime

£

7.00

Free

Evening

£

8.50

Free

School Parties

£

4.00

Free

You must produce a valid, current card to receive discounted rates.

We operate a Gift Aid scheme. There is no added cost when you do this.

There is no additional cost if you take a guided tour.

Offers may not be combined.

Tours

Our tour programme has been suspended during the current public health emergency.

Visits to 78 Derngate are self-guided only.

A printed guide can also be obtained when visiting.

A downloadable audio tour is available for use during your visit. (30mb)

Groups

Our tour programme has been suspended during the current public health emergency.

Visits to 78 Derngate are self-guided only.

Directions

Location

We're located very close to the centre of Northampton, close to Northampton Museum and The Royal & Derngate Theatre.

Driving

Our postcode is NN1 1UH.
From the South - M1 Junction 15 or A43
From the North - M1 Junction 16 or A14/A43
From the East - A45
From the West - A45/A4500
Follow signs for 'Town Centre' & 'Royal & Derngate Theatre'.

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Accessibility

Our buildings offer partial accessibility for visitors with mobility impairment.

Three adjacent listed Georgian town houses have been adapted as far as is possible to enable access. As with many historic properties, there are, however, some limitations.

Please call us on +44 (0)1604 603407 to discuss your needs when visiting.

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Food / drink and Shopping

The Dining Room

Pre-booking for the Dining Room Restaurant, even for drinks, is strongly advised particularly at busy times.


Shopping

A wide range of contemporary craft, design and artwork is on sale alongside a great selection of Mackintosh-inspired gifts and items exclusive to 78 Derngate. View our Online Shop.

Conservation

Visitors to the Mackintosh house are asked to wear supplied disposable overshoes whilst inside; this is to protect the floor coverings.

Shoes with stilletto-heels must be removed. We also ask that objects and surfaces are not touched or leant against. Bulky bags can be securely stowed at reception.

Visitor comfort

Photography

Please:

  • Take photos of 78 Derngate
  • Share them online and tag us so that we can share them with our thousands of followers.
  • Credit Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
  • Tell the world about us.

Please don't:

  • Take photographs or video during tours - it slows us down.
  • Photograph or record other people without their permission.
  • Touch objects inside the house or use flash - it damages the decor.
  • Sell images without our written permission - it damages our finances.

Visitors with babies
We have a baby change area available - please ask for directions when visiting. Parking for pushchairs can be provided - please ask at reception.

Toilets
Visitor facilities are located at basement level via stairs or lift.

Smoking
Smoking is not permitted anywhere on site ( house and gardens ).

Vaping
Vaping is not permitted anywhere on site ( house and gardens ).

Cloakroom
Large bags and coats will be stowed securely at reception during your visit.

CCTV
For security and safety CCTV is in operation within our buildings