Beatles’ Fans Must Visit John Lennon’s Childhood Home!
251 Menlove Avenue is the childhood home of the Beatles’ John Lennon. Located in the city of Liverpool,it is nicknamed Mendips after the Mendip Hills.
It belonged to his aunt Mimi and her husband George Smith. Lennon moved here in July 1946 at the age of five. He remained here till the age of 22.
The house is a fine example of 1950s semi-detached housing. It is now a Grade ll listed Museum owned by the National Trust.
Teenagers and band members John Lennon and Paul McCartney practiced harmonies in this entryway at John’s childhood home.
John’s Aunt insisted that visitors entered through the back kitchen door when they arrived at the house. The kitchen is kept in pristine condition.
Inside John’s room, where he wrote many of his infamous songs.
Together with Paul McCartney, they’d practice new tunes here, into the wee hours of the night.
John’s first day of secondary school outside the entrance of Mendips, photographed with his auntie.
Visitors can choose from a plethora of souvenirs to take home, including real life objects available for sale at the museum!
Lennon’s wife, Yoko Ono Lennon, bought the house in 2002, before donating it to the National Trust, to save it from demolition & property speculators.
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