Origin Weekend

Date

Sat 18 & Sun 19 Nov 2017 

Time

11am-4pm

Location

Home of Charles Darwin - Down House 

Suitable For

Everyone

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Join us this anniversary weekend as we commemorate 'Origin Day' with a variety of specialist talks and tours held at The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House.

Hear about the life and stories of Charles Darwin, get an up-close look at some of the hidden gems in our collection, enjoy a garden talk and short tour of some of Darwin’s experiments, and there's crafts for the kids too.

Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £11.80
Child, 5-15 years £7.10
Concession £10.60
Family £30.70

Price Notes

Corporate members can now enjoy free entry to our site on event days. To see if your membership includes this benefit, please call English Heritage customer services on 0370 333 1181.

How to book

Please note: Booking tickets for this event is essential as places are limited. Tickets are available to purchase by calling our dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1181 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm Sat 9am – 5pm).Please note the telephone bookings will close at 3pm the day before the event or 3pm on Friday if the event is on a weekend.

How to find us

Address
Luxted Road, Downe, Kent, BR6 7JT
Location
Kent, South East

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