Wednesday - Sunday 12.00 - 17.00
Closed Wed 25, Thur 26 Dec 2013 and Wed 01 Jan 2014
20 Maresfield Gardens
London NW3 5SX
Tel: +44 (0)20 7435 2002
Fax: +44 (0)20 7431 5452
Senior Citizens: £4.50
Concessions: £3.00 (Students with valid ID cards, children aged 12-16, UK unemployed persons - with proof, disabled persons).
Children under 12: Free
Click here for a short video about the Freud Museum London
Click HERE to download a LARGER MAP of the local area.
You can also find us on the North London Art Map
By Bike/on Foot
In line with our Green Policy, we encourage you to come by bike on foot to the museum. See above for a local map. You can secure your bike at our new bike rack, which is located in our drive, to the right of the museum.
The nearest overland station is at Finchley Road and Frognal, about 5-10 minutes’ walk from the Museum. On leaving the station cross Finchley Road, turn left up Frognal. Veer right on to Netherhall Way and right again into Netherhall Gardens. After this, take the first left into Nutley Terrace and first right into Maresfield Gardens.
See National Rail's website.
Take the Jubilee Line or Metropolitan Line to Finchley Road station (Please note that this station is in Zone 2). On leaving the station cross Finchley Road and turn right. At Natwest Bank turn left up Trinity Walk. At the top of this path is Maresfield Gardens.
See the Journey Planner website.
Buses 13, 82, 113, 187 and 268 all stop near Finchley Road underground station. See above for directions from Finchley Road station.
See the Journey Planner website.
King’s Cross St Pancras is 4 stops away on the Metropolitan Line.
See Eurostar's website.
Airport Coach Connections
Luton Airport: Greenline 757 stops at Finchley Road
Stansted Airport: National Express Bus stops at Finchley Road
See the Greenline website
See the National Express Coaches website
From Central London follow the Finchley Road (A41) north as far as Swiss Cottage. At the Swiss Cottage intersection, follow the sign to Hampstead. This takes you up Fitzjohn's Avenue. After the traffic lights at Swiss Cottage, take the 3rd turning on your left into Nutley Terrace. Maresfield Gardens is the first left off this road.
Use Google Maps to help plan directions.
Parking on Maresfield Gardens is restricted to residents only from Monday to Friday 09.00-18.30 and Saturday 09.30-13.30. Pay and display parking is available at the south end of Maresfield Gardens, near South Hampstead High School and also on Nutley Terrace.
There is limited parking on site for wheelchair users. Please call ahead to arrange (Francisco da Silva 020 7435 2002). In addition, there are nearby Blue Badge parking bays.
The step free front entrance gives access to ground floor rooms: Hall, Freud’s Study, Dining Room and Museum Shop. we regret that we do not currently have a lift giving access to the first floor, or an accessible toilet.
A shorter version of the Home Movies is shown in the Dining Room, however to view the full version on a laptop. We also have have a version of the family tree, information on Anna Freud and about the other first floor rooms which can be viewed on the ground floor. Access to the museum garden is via the staff car park.
Please ask front of house staff and volunteers for further information when you arrive.
Services & Facilities
Education Service & Public Programme
The museum offers a broad-ranging programme including conferences, talks, tours and other events. We also welcome both independent and facilitated group visits. For more information, please contact Ivan Ward on ++44 (0)20 7435 2002, or via the Education Enquiry Form. See the Education pages for more details.
Archives & Research
Researchers are welcome to consult the archive which contains documentation on the life and work of Sigmund and Anna Freud and the history of psychoanalysis. Research is free of charge and by appointment only. Please contact Bryony Davies. See the Research & Archive pages for more details.
Get more from your visit with our audioguide. This is arranged over two levels so that you can tailor the tour to your interests. It is available in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian) and Spanish, priced £2.00. We also have a number of induction loops for use with hearing aids.
Guide books and leaflets
An in-depth guide to the museum (in English) is available in the shop. In addition leaflets giving an overview of the museum are available in the following languages: English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, German and French.
The shop offers a wide range of gifts including mugs, art prints, jewellery, T-shirts and of course our bestselling Freudian Slippers! There's also a bookshop catering for all levels and interests.
Visitors are welcome to enjoy Freud's beautiful garden. Access is via a shallow step from the shop. The garden is open during fine weather only.
Refreshments at the Museum
You can enjoy at tea or coffee in the museum, or in the garden in fine weather. Just ask at reception when you arrive. For suggestions of alternative places to eat and drink, see our Refreshments list.
If you're looking to stay near the museum, please see our list of suggested Accommodation.
Hiring the Museum
Outside opening hours, the museum offers a quirky, stylish and well located venue for dinners, receptions, book launches, meetings and seminars. For more information, you can download our brochure or contact Francisco@freud.org.uk or on +44 (0)20 7435 2002.
Filming & Photography
The Museum is available for filming, by special arrangement. For more information, please contact Francisco@freud.org.uk or on +44 (0)20 7435 2002. See the Filming page for more details.