Milton's Cottage Chalfont St Giles

Milton’s Cottage, situated in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, was once the home of John Milton (1608-1674), one of England’s greatest poets. It is now a museum of his work and times.


The cottage is open daily from 1st March to 31st October, Tuesday to Sunday inclusive. The hours are 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. And from 2.00 p.m. To 6.00 p.m (last visitors 5p.m.). We are closed Mondays except for Bank Holidays.

The four ground floor museum rooms contain the most extensive collection in the world on open display of 17th Century first editions of John Milton's works, both poetry and prose.

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Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015