Visit Emery Walker's House
How to Book
We regret we cannot take bookings over the phone. To book tickets for our house tours, either use the calendar feature below or click here and you will be taken through to the booking system which will give you further instructions.
Emery Walker's House is a Grade II* listed, tall, terraced house with narrow stairs between the three floors open to the public, as well as steps to the rear garden (46 steps in total). We regret that wheelchair or step free access is not possible.
Lighting levels are low throughout the building.
Due to the constraints of space, the high density of furniture and precious objects, and to help conserve the fragile collections, the house is unsuitable for young children.
For those unable to access the house we offer a virtual tour - just click on the heading marked VIRTUAL TOUR below the logo on the top of this page.
Unfortunately, for conservation reasons, photography is not allowed inside the house. A selection of postcards, greeting cards, books and gifts can be purchased after the tour.
Temporary Closure of Emery Walker's House
Following recent recommendations from Public Health England concerning the Covid-19 virus, Emery Walker’s House will be closed with immediate effect, until further notice. The health and well-being of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our top priority; it is with this in mind that we have made this difficult decision.
For those who have booked onto tours up to 1 May, the House team will be in touch with you shortly. We continue to monitor the situation closely, in line with advice from UK Government and Public Health England and hope to reopen in late Spring, please watch this space for further updates.
We are sorry for any disappointment caused and appreciate your understanding during this difficult period. While our doors are temporarily closed, our social media channels remain open, please continue to connect with us online!
In the meantime you can also enjoy virtually visiting the House via our online tour and learning about our wonderful collection through our online catalogue. We look forward to welcoming visitors to the House in the near future.
If you have any questions please be in touch with our House team at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Trust's expert volunteers run one hour guided tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm on Thursdays and Saturdays from the beginning of March until the end of November.
If you would like to visit on a day other than a Thursday or Saturday, you may like to consider a private group tour, which we can offer on other days of the week up until the end of November, with a minimum of one month's notice – these are priced at £100 for up to eight people, and are by direct arrangement with us. Please email your requirements and a few date options to
Tours are limited to eight visitors due to the size and fragile nature of the house and its many contents. Tours last one hour and must be pre-booked through TicketSource.
Tube or Train
The nearest tube is Stamford Brook on the District Line. Turn right out of the station onto Goldhawk Road, then left into King Street. Cross King Street to St Peter's Square. Walk straight down St Peter's Square to the south side of the square, then turn left at the corner of the square so that you are heading towards St Peter's Church and Black Lion Lane. Go through the underpass on your right, to cross the A4 and you will be on Black Lion Lane. Turn right into Hammersmith Terrace. Emery Walker House is number 7, on the left hand side.
Otherwise, you might want to enjoy a longer walk (approximately 20 minutes) by the river and take the Metropolitan, Piccadilly, Circle or District lines to Hammersmith Broadway and walk from there.
The nearest buses are the numbers 27, 190, 267, 391, H91 which run up and down King Street, Hammersmith’s high street. Get off at Goldhawk Road.
Cycling is recommended as an alternative mode of transport. The nearest docking station for Santander is at Ravenscourt Park.
Visitors are encouraged to use public transport where possible. There are metred parking spaces on Hammersmith Terrace, Chiswick Mall and St Peter’s Square .
There are two cab firms on King Street - Kings Cars +44 20 8563 9100 and Abbey Cars +44 20 8748 7474.