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Holst Birthplace Museum

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AY

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Address: Holst Birthplace Museum, 4 Clarence Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AY
Phone Number: 01242 524846
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Holst Birthplace Museum is a Regency terraced house in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, that was the birthplace of the composer Gustav Holst.

Holst was born in the house in 1874 and lived there until 1882 shortly after his mother died. The museum features informational displays and artefacts telling of the composer's life, family and friends and the music he composed and also of life in the late 19th century.

Rooms to view include the music room, the sitting room, the bedroom, the nursery, the kitchen, the servants room, the scullery, the larder, a storage room plus the back yard with an outdoor privvy. Rooms are furnished with items of the period of Holst's life and includes pieces and personal belongings owned and used by him including the piano on which he composed The Planets. The house also displays a number of works of art, plus there is the opportunity to view a documentary film about Holst.

  • Car parking.
  • Shop selling souvenirs, toys, books and music CDs.

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