image for Historic House item typeKneller Hall

Historic House, £5

Contact

Kneller Hall Concert Secretary

020 8744 8633

Address

Kneller Road,
Whitton,
Twickenham,
TW2 7DU

Details

Home of the Royal Military School of Music and Headquarters of the British Army's Corps of Army Music where public summer concerts and other occasional musical events are held throughout the year.

The Royal Military School of Music was formed at Kneller Hall in 1857 by Field Marshall HRH The Duke of Cambridge, then Commander in Chief of the British Army. Built in 1709, Kneller Hall was originally the house of the celebrated court painter Sir Geoffrey Kneller.

A Phase 2 Training Establishment of the British Army, music tuition is delivered by some of the country's leading music and academic professors, many of them the same people who play in the great London symphony orchestra and teach in the leading London music colleges.

Also housing the British Military Music Museum with its unique collection of instruments, uniforms, records, photographs and music going back over 200 years. The collection is open to the public on every last Saturday of the month between 10am and 4pm, or by prior arrangement.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groups

Prices

The British Military Music Museum: £5 per adult, discounts for groups.

Concert: prices vary - see bottom of the page for details.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 146741  Lat: 51.45428 Long: -0.35203

Kneller Hall is situated close to the Twickenham rugby ground just off the A316 and M3. Located on the B361.
Buses: 281, 481 and H22.
Train: Twickenham or Whitton
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups