The visitor centre at 78 Derngate is FREE admission to the Galleries, Shop and Dining Room restaurant.
Family (2+2 or 1+3)
Friends of 78 Derngate, Carers
Individual Members of English Heritage, Art Fund, Telegraph Subscribers, Members of The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, Members of the Bassett-Lowke Society
Please call us to check availability if bringing a group of more than 15
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, but please note that we cannot always guarantee that a guide will be available.
Offers may not be combined. Tickets are valid for 12 months.
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)
We're located very close to the centre of Northampton, close to Northampton Museum and The Royal & Derngate Theatre.
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'.
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.
The Dining Room
Pre-booking for the Dining Room Restaurant, even for drinks, is strongly advised particularly at busy times.
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.
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.
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.
Visitor facilities are located at basement level via stairs or lift.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere on site ( house and gardens ).
Vaping is not permitted anywhere on site ( house and gardens ).
Large bags and coats will be stowed securely at reception during your visit.
For security and safety CCTV is in operation within our buildings