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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Erasmus Darwin House continues to rely on regular and one-off donations from individuals.
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Open Monday-Sunday, 11am – 5pm
Cellar Tours – new for Summer 2015!
Next tours: September 5th & 19th, October 3rd & 17th
Erasmus the Inventor
Re-create Erasmus’ Wacky Inventions
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th September
Explore Dr Darwin’s spooky cellars and see a hidden part of 13th Century Lichfield!
Next Cellar Tours:
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