The former home of the celebrated Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron holds the largest permanent display of her work and equipment in the UK.

The gallery hosts an annual programme of exhibitions on contemporary photography and art, as well as a permanent display on the history of the Isle of Wight music festival including original memorabilia.

Dimbola Museum & Galleries

Terrace Lane, Freshwater Bay, Isle Of Wight, PO40 9QE

01983 756814


Opening times

Opening times:

Tuesdays-Saturdays 10am-4pm Sundays 11am-3pm

Dimbola Tearoom: Daily 10am-4pm

Please see for Christmas and January opening times nearer the time.

In order to protect our visitors, staff and volunteers we have implemented new social distancing and cleaning measures.

Our new one-way route goes up the main staircase to the galleries and exits down the rear stairs and through to our gift shop. We are also managing visitor number capacity to enable us to maintain social distancing at all times. Please keep in your bubble at all times, you will notice each room has/gallery has a blue maximum capacity sticker displayed, this will tell you how many people are permitted in the room at one time.

With a National Art Pass you get

Free entry
Standard entry price

Price displayed is based on a standard venue entry price. Prices may vary according to ticket type and entry day/time.

Price correct at time of publication.

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