Leighton House Museum
Leighton House Museum

Leighton House Museum

Top 1% of attractions in London
8 / 10

5 expert reviews

“The rich history is palpable within the space, which once welcomed visits from many prominent artists and writers, and even Queen Victoria herself.”

– Condé Nast Traveler

"The interior is a sumptuous Arabian Nights fantasy, with walls lined in peacock blue tiles designed by Leighton's friend." Full review
Michelin Guide
1 Star
"This house was built in 1866 by the Orientalist Lord Leighton (1830-1896). He was a Victorian painter and President of the Royal Academy and a fervent defender of eclectic beauty." Full review
Atlas Obscura
"This artist's home turned gallery/museum preserves the creator's love of "Eastern" influences. " Full review
Time Out
"Today, the house is still an architectural treasure trove which belies its somewhat dour exterior and the museum holds, or has on loan, some fine paintings as well as drawings and sketches." Full review

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