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Great time capsule to visit

We visited Hardmans' House whilst on a trip to Liverpool and wanting to tick another National Trust... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lynperrie
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Interesting and socially historical

So interesting. The guides are a font of knowledge and very friendly. A snippet of Liverpool's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hal427
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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59 Rodney Street, the home and studio of photographer Edward Chambré Hardman and his gifted wife Margaret from 1948 to 1988 is a timecapsule of life in mid twentieth century Liverpool. Authentically displayed as it was in the mid 1950s, guided tours...more
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59 Rodney Street, Liverpool L1 9EX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Hardmans' House whilst on a trip to Liverpool and wanting to tick another National Trust property off our extensive list. This house, now quiet from its once busy business of yesteryear is brought back to life by its many tales and artifacts filled...More

Thank lynperrie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So interesting. The guides are a font of knowledge and very friendly. A snippet of Liverpool's history

Thank hal427
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic look at a 1930/1950 photographic studio with all original fittings. You have several guides taking you through parts of this fantastic house. Make sure you book ahead however.

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an interesting experience! Just like stepping back in time. We are not camera buffs but we thoroughly enjoyed the visit as the guides were excellent. Well worth a visit

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Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Liverpool being our home city and being on holiday we decided to visit a National trust property on our doorstep , and what a gem it is ! Hardman house is a fascinating time capsule of two people's lives , a home stuffed with all...More

Thank sue124079
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the tour of Hardmans House, not being professional photographers we found the history of the Hardemans business fascinating. I gathered he was a bit of a hoarder, he never threw anything away and instead of using supplies he had in box's he ordered...More

Thank Irene B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we visited chambre hardmans house as a group, for myself i found it absolutely fascinating to see how this great man worked, his studio still set up with his large plate camera waiting for t he next model,the room where his st aff prepared and...More

Thank Stanley C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited to see what had happened to the house after seeing it very shortly after Chambre Hardman had passed away. Booked a timed tour which 'sort of' worked, each very small section of the house was with a different guide so there was quite a...More

Thank christopher l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This would nodoubt be very interesting to Hardman experts but for the general public it is too detailed to the point of boring!

Thank WaveOne
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I must admit I wasn't all that keen when my other half suggested a tour of the Hardmans' house, but I really enjoyed my visit. An hour and a half passed so quickly! You can feel as if you are made to "jump through hoops"...More

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Beverley B
5 August 2018|
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Response from Pete B | Reviewed this property |
We had no problem booking at all. Rang about a week before we visited. Perhaps send an email to them. Hope you get it sorted. Pete
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Beverley B
5 August 2018|
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Response from hal427 | Reviewed this property |
We did not have any problems when we booked, maybe they are having technical difficulties. I would leave a message and then turn up and book your tour time. They are all so helpful.
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Mick B
16 March 2018|
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Response from Maureen D | Reviewed this property |
Yes but only in certain rooms
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