Ranked #5 of 15 attractions in Lewes
Category: Historic Sites
Charleston was the home and country meeting place for the writers, painters and intellectuals known as the Bloomsbury group....
Charleston was the home and country meeting place for the writers, painters and intellectuals known as the Bloomsbury group. The interior was painted by the artists Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, and together with their collection forms a unique example of their decorative style.Charleston is open in 2014 from Wednesday 26 March - Sunday 2 November. During the winter months, the house museum is closed for its annual programme of conservation work.The house museum is open to the public Wednesdays - Sundays at these times:Wednesday - Saturday: 1pm - 6pm, last entry 5pm (12 noon - 6pm July - September). Entry is by timed guided tour in small groups.Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays: 1pm - 5.30pm, last entry 4.30pm. Entry is timed but free-flow; visit the house at your own pace. (N.B. during the Charleston Festival, entry to the house on these days will be by guided tour only.)Charleston welcomes group bookings outside of its public opening hours, Wednesday - Saturday. Please see our website for more details.