For more information, or to book any of the events below, please call 01543 306260 or email



Lunar Logo250th Anniversary of the Lunar Society

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 Dr. D’s Science Club!
Dr D's

Formerly Science on Saturday

Join us for a fascinating new series of workshops.

Our next session, on 7th November, is about the Power of Light!

The full 2016 itinerary

ED ScientistSaturday 6th February  10am – 12pm

A voyage in the Star Ship Erasmus part 1: setting out to explore the universe. 

Take your first steps into space.



ED ScientistSaturday 19th March 12 – 4 pm

National Science and Engineering Week: Meet the Scientists

Free drop-in activities from 12- 4 pm.



ED ScientistSaturday 9th April 10am – 12pm

A voyage in the Star Ship Erasmus: the continuing journey through the solar system

Find out more about the stars and planets.




ED ScientistSaturday 7th May 10am – 12pm

A voyage in the Star Ship Erasmus: journey’s end – reaching the stars

Explore the outer reaches of space.



ED ScientistSaturday 4th June 10am – 12pm

Why do plants have funny names?

Find out about plant names and invent your own plant.



All sessions £4 per child with a discount for siblings.

Booking Advisable

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Twilight Tours

12 May 2016 7:00 -8:30 pm

As part of the national Museums at Night programme, Erasmus Darwin House will open its doors to visitors after hours. Come meet our costumed guides as they take you on an exciting and in depth tour of the building, and down into the spooky cellars! This is a wonderful chance to see this magnificent Georgian house in all its after-dark glory. Post tour refreshments will be provided.

Suitable for any age. Tickets are £5.00 and include a post-tour drink.

Darwin’s Easter Fun!

26th March – 4th April 2016

Details coming soon.



Ongoing Events at the Museum…

Friends Events : Next Bridge Evening: 3rd November

Next Beginners Bridge Session starts on: 3rd November

Our extremely popular beginner’s bridge session are back! The leader   of the course will be Gary Glotham and it  will consist of six sessions.

They will run fortnightly on Tuesdays starting on 13th      January ongoing. The time of each session will be from 7.00pm until 9.00pm and there will be sustaining coffee and biscuits on the way. The venue is of course Darwin House. The cost will be £5 per session.