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An intimate window into the life of Englands best known scientist. It was from his study at Down House that Charles Darwin worked on the scientific theories that culminated in a book “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection“ that both scandalised and revolutionised Victorian Britain. Down House - Home of Charles Darwin features exhibits related to Science and Technology, Natural Sciences and Personalities. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: Charles Darwin.

Down House - Home of Charles Darwin
Down House
BR6 7JT Downe (London)

Museum type(s)

Science & Technology Specialized & Alternative



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Opening hours

Please check English Heritage before visiting.

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5 - 17 £7.60
English Heritage pass Valid
Adults £12.70
Reduced £11.40
Family £33.00


Family ticket: 2 adults, up to 3 children

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  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Down House, Downe, England


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