Events at The Home of Charles Darwin (Down House)

Easter Adventure Quest

Good Fri 18 - Easter Mon 21 Apr 2014
Young adventurers wanted this Easter weekend! Join our quest, meet characters from the past and crack the clues as you explore Down House. Rise to the challenge and you’ll win a yummy chocolate reward. It's time to get hands-on with history.

Discover with Darwin

Tue 27 - Fri 30 May 2014
Join Darwin's assistants and explore evolution at its birthplace as you delve daringly into the mysteries of science.

Down House Garden Tours

Every Weds and Sun in July and August
Enjoy an hour long tour of the gardens of Down House. Hear about the experiments Darwin carried out to help prove his theories on evolution and see how the grounds have been restored to their original Victorian layout, complete with authentic planting.


Site Telephone
01689 859119
Customer Services
0870 333 1181
Luxted Road, Downe, Kent - BR6 7JT
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