Volunteer Guided Tours
We are very happy to announce that our monthly tours will restart in October 2020. We will be operating a policy of social distancing and to keep everyone safe, we ask that you to wear a mask throughout the tour. Hand sanitiser will be provided for your use. In the event that we need to cancel the tour due to changes in government guidelines, we will issue you with a tour voucher so that you can rebook your tour at a later date.
Our guided tours offer visitors an opportunity to learn about 87 Hackford Road’s most famous tenant as well as the architecture, history, and future of the house. The tour begins at 87 Hackford Road and includes a short walk followed by a tour of the house’s interior. These tours are offered on the last Saturday of every month and last roughly an hour and fifteen minutes. Tours cost £12 + booking fees.
Lambeth Heritage Festival
Join Livia Wang and Janet Currier on a specially crafted virtual tour of the Van Gogh House. Made collaboratively, the tour will incorporate audio recordings made by our volunteers during lock down, exploring the spaces of the house through its collections and architectural features.
This tour will take place on Zoom, with links sent out to registered guests on the day of the tour. This is our second year taking part in Lambeth Heritage Festival. This year the festival is entirely virtual. View the rest of the programme here.
In Vincent’s Footsteps
Virtual Walking Tours
We are excited to partner with Footprints of London to bring you a virtual walking tour that retraces Van Gogh’s walk from his office in Covent Garden to his lodgings at 87 Hackford Road.
This extensive tour covers a 3½ mile journey (which Van Gogh alleges he did in 45 minutes!) exploring what London would have been like in the early 1870s. The tour traces the river Thames along what was then the newly built Victoria Embankment and cross Westminster Bridge which Van Gogh sketched on Goupil and Co headed note paper. The tour finishes in 87 Hackford Road, where we delve into how different life was then before indoor plumbing, domestic cookers, electricity and the motor vehicle.
Our private, curator tours are for groups of up to 8 individuals. We will work with you to find a time and date that suits your group and can assemble a tour that caters to your group’s interests. These bespoke tours are £150 + VAT per group of 8, and last approximately one hour and 15 minutes. To arrange a tour, please contact email@example.com.