Welcome to Erasmus Darwin House

Erasmus Darwin House is a historic house and previous home of Dr Erasmus Darwin – scientist, doctor, inventor, poet, botanist and Grandfather of Evolution (as well as Charles Darwin!)


The figure from history for whom you’d most like to buy a pie and a pint… Erasmus Darwin, Charles Darwin’s grandfather. He had all the ideas about evolution long before Charles. He’s a great unsung hero - Clarissa Dixon-Wright in The Daily Mail

 

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VIRGIN GIVING

Erasmus Darwin House continues to rely on regular and one-off donations from individuals.

If you would like to support the work of the museum or simply find out more about the Foundation please visit our ‘How can I help?’ page by clicking on the button below.

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Open Monday-Sunday, 11am – 5pm
Free admission


Cellar Tours – new for Summer 2015!

Explore behind the scenes in our new cellar tours
1st & 3rd Saturday of each month, 2.30pm
£1.50  

Next tours: May 2, May 23, June 6, June 20

Events in brief

Explore the house after hours by candle light in our special evening tours on May 15

For more information on all our events please see the events page. 

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enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org

ERASMUS DARWIN HOUSE,
Beacon Street,
Lichfield,
Staffordshire,
WS13 7AD
Tel: 01543 306260