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!)



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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Events in brief

Our next event is the family Haunting Halloween night on 31st October. Bring all the family – but they must be in costume!

And on 8th November we have a special guest coming up from the Met Office to run our Nov SoS session Up in The Clouds! It will be a good one so book on NOW!!! Check out the years programme here…



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

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Beacon Street,
WS13 7AD
Tel: 01543 306260