Dimbola was the home of the celebrated Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. It is now a Museum and Gallery dedicated to her life and work, which also showcases contemporary exhibitions from photographers around the globe.
Plus don’t miss taking a break in Julia’s Tea Room’ to try our delicious homemade cream teas & cakes.
Thinking of visiting Dimbola?
There’s lots to see and do. We have a permanent exhibition of Julia Margaret Cameron’s life and work, vintage camera displays and a fun Victorian dressing-up room. Make sure you do not miss out on one of our spectacular events
Summer Opening times: April-September 7 days a week 10am-5pm.
Winter Opening Times: Winter times may vary please check website for details: www.dimbola.co.uk.
Gift Aid Admission
If you are a UK tax payer you can help Dimbola raise vital additional funds by paying Gift Aid Admission. The price includes a voluntary donation that means for every £1.00 you spend, Dimbola can claim an extra 25p from the Government.
Gift Aid Admission Prices:
Gift Aid Adult: £6
Gift Aid Concession: £5.50
Gift Aid Family 2 adults 2 children : £15
Standard Admission Prices:
Family 2 adults 2 children : £13.50
Under 5s: Free
Under 16s: £2.50
Groups (10+) £5 per person
Friends of JMC Trust & National Art Pass Free.
Free entry to tearoom & museum gift shop.
The Needles Breezer tour bus (Mar-Oct)
The No.7 also stops on Hooke Hill (15 mins walk).
There is free parking available to visitors at the front of Dimbola. When full, there is are two pay & display car park in Freshwater Bay (3 minutes walk).
Access to the museum for wheelchairs is through the Tea Room entrance. We also have stair lifts and a wheelchair to aid your visit to our upstairs galleries.