In 1938, Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, left Vienna as a refugee from the Nazi occupation and chose exile in England, transferring his entire domestic and working environment to this house. He worked here until his death a year later. The centrepiece of the museum is Freud's study, preserved as it was in his lifetime. Here among the book-lined walls, you will find the original couch - on which his patients told him their dreams and memories - and his extraordinary collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Oriental antiquities.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking nearby
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Wed-Sun 12-5. Closed BHs, telephone for Xmas holiday times. Tours & group visits can be arranged if booked in advance
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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