With its unique place in the history of science, Down House, the home of Charles Darwin, is one of the major visitor attractions in the South East. See the study where Darwin wrote 'On the Origin of Species', still as it was when he worked here, and stroll through the extensive gardens that so inspired the great scientist.
Equally fascinating are the glimpses you get into the life of the Darwins in the family rooms. And there’s an exciting interactive multimedia tour, narrated by David Attenborough, to tell you more about how Darwin developed his ideas.
For anyone with an interest in science and evolution, this is a fascinating family day out in Kent.
Sky at Night - Star Gazing
Fri 06 Mar 2015
Join us in Darwin's garden as the nights grow darker and the stars grow brighter!
Easter Adventure Quest
Fri 3 - Mon 6 Apr 2015
It's time to get clue-cracking and seek out your chocolate reward.
Discover with Darwin
Tue 26 - Fri 29 May 2015
Join the man himself – Charles Darwin - and explore evolution at its birthplace as you delve daringly into the mysteries of science.
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Luxted Road, Downe, Kent - BR6 7JT
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