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This brand new exhibition, co-curated with costume historian Dr Eleanor Houghton, places focus on some of the remarkable garments and accessories worn by Charlotte Brontë. These brightly coloured, fashionable, even exotic items boldly challenge the preconception that Brontë and her famous protagonist Jane Eyre were, at least in terms of dress, one and the same. The clothes draw attention to both Charlotte’s ordinary and extraordinary lives but also remind us that she was an active participant of the fast-changing mid-nineteenth century.

Items on display include Charlotte's wedding bonnet and veil, and a never-before-displayed dress worn by Charlotte Brontë in London following the publication of 'Jane Eyre'

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Guide Prices

Admission to the Museum is currently by pre-booked timed ticket.

Admission prices -

Adult - £11.00
Adult 65+ - £9.00
Concession - £7.50
Child - £4.50 (Under 5s free)
Family ticket - £26.00 (Up to 2 adults and 4 children) or £13.00 (One adult and one child)

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Map & Directions

Defying Expectations

Type:Exhibition

Bronte Parsonage Museum, Church Street, Haworth, BD22 8DR
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Opening Times

Season (2 Feb 2022 - 1 Jan 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* The Brontë Parsonage Museum and shop are open Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm.
Admission to the Museum is currently by pre-booked timed ticket.

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Bronte Parsonage Museum ExteriorBronte Parsonage Museum, HaworthThe Brontes are the world's most famous literary family and Haworth Parsonage was their home from 1820 to 1861. Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte were the authors of some of the best loved books in the English language.

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