Hampstead Houses Hold History


Freud Museum, Hampstead, London

Freud Museum, Hampstead, London

In the hilltop North London village of Hampstead, already crammed with old world wonders, a little bit of Old Vienna has been recreated at 20 Maresfield Gardens.

The 82-year-old Sigmund Freud, a refugee from Nazi Germany, settled here in 1938, achieving a lifelong ambition to become an Englishman. After arriving in England he explained to author H.G. Wells: “Indeed you cannot have known that since I first came to England as a boy of 18 years, it became an intense wish fantasy of mine to settle in this country and become an Englishman.”

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