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

VIRGIN GIVING

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

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Events in brief

The museum is now free to enter over the Christmas and New Year period. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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