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
Erasmus Darwin House continues to rely on regular and one-off donations from individuals.
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Open Monday-Sunday, 11am – 5pm
Events in brief
This Easter, we will be running a pop-up tearoom in the museum and fun family activities.
For more information on all our events please see the events page.
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