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Frederick Handels House
Home and study of celebrated composer Frederick Handel.
Location: 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 4HB
Description: The Handel House Museum is located at 25 Brook Street, London, home to the baroque composer George Frideric Handel from 1723 until his death in 1759. It was here that he composed some of the greatest music in history, including Messiah, Zadok the Priest and Fireworks Music.
The Museum celebrates Handel's life and works, displaying portraits of Handel and his contemporaries in finely restored Georgian interiors and bringing live music back to his house.
Tagged in this Tour: London's Best House Museums