Join tour guide James for tours: Tall Tales and Tittle Tattle (at 12pm) and V ictorian Supermodels (at 2pm).

12pm - Tall Tales and Tittle Tattle

A light hearted tour of paintings and sculptures, with plenty of gossip and a few scandals thrown in for good measure! 

2pm - Victorian Supermodels

As the Pre-Raphaelites rose to greatness, the models and muses who inspired them became celebrities in their own right. These were very modern ladies, riding on a crest of a wave and prepared to make the most of the opportunities that presented themselves. These are just some of the stories that explain how their lives became so inseparable from the careers of, amongst others, Rossetti, Holman-Hunt, Millais, Ruskin and Sandys. These ladies would grace the pages of today’s gossip magazines. Be prepared for tales of romance, adultery, scandal, tragedy, drug use and even messages from beyond the grave.


Tickets are £3 per person per tour or are free to Museum Members.

Receive 10% off any purchases in the Edwardian Tearoom with your tour ticket. Offer valid on the day of the tour only and not valid on group bookings.

No advance booking necessary. Tickets are available on the day from the vestibule reception desk (adjacent to the Round Room).

Meet your tour guide in the Round Room to begin your tour. Guided tours last approximately 45 minutes, but some may be longer - please feel free to discuss this with your guide on the day.