D.H. Lawrence Heritage
The University of Nottingham

D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

D.H. Lawrence was born at 8a Victoria Street, 1885, the first of the Lawrence family's four Eastwood homes.

Things to see and do

Visits to the Birthplace Museum are by timed tours where you can:

  • learn about family life in the mining community which shaped Lawrence's formative years
  • view rooms where the family lived
  • view personal items and some of Lawrence's original watercolours
DH Lawrence Birthplace Museum: 8a Victoria Street, Eastwood
Book a timed tour of the Birthplace Museum to learn about family life in the mining community which shaped Lawrence's formative years. 

Tour times

Timed entry tours of the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum are available at:

  • 11.00
  • 11.45
  • 1.30
  • 2.30
  • 3.30**

**Tour time only available between April and September

Spaces are limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment. We recommend that visitors check availability before travelling, please call 01773 717353 or book online below.

Book your tour online!


The Birthplace Museum can also be visited as part of the Blue Line Trail

Virtual Tour

DH Lawrence Birthplace Museum

360 degree views of rooms in the Museum (opens in new window)


Visiting us

D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

DH Lawrence Birthplace Museum, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire

8a Victoria Street
NG16 3AW

t: 01773 717353

Opening times:

Open Tuesday to Sunday
April to September 11am - 5pm
October - March 11am - 4pm

Entrance fees:

included in D.H. Lawrence Heritage ticket and free for D.H. Lawrence Annual Members

Admission to the Birthplace Museum is by timed entry only. Your visit will include a self-guided tour of our exhibition space, a 12-minute DVD and a guided tour of the historic rooms of the house.

Spaces are limited so please call to book in advance to avoid disappointment. We recommend you check this website before travelling.

Specifically child-friendly tours are also available on weekends and during school holidays

Free limited car parking at the D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre

Directions (Google maps)

School visits

DH Lawrence Heritage Education visits

We welcome visits from school parties. Please contact our Education Officer to discuss your curriculum requirements.

more about school visits

Venue hire

DH Lawrence Heritage Centre: event hire

We can cater for weddings, meetings and other functions.

more about venue hire

University of Nottingham Collections and Research

Manuscripts and Special Collections blog

The University of Nottingham offers complementary opportunities for you to learn more about D.H.Lawrence

more about University collections and research



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D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre

Mansfield Road, Eastwood
Nottingham, NG16 3DZ

Email: culture@broxtowe.gov.uk
Telephone: 01773 717 353