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Erasmus Darwin House

Erasmus Darwin -


Beacon Street
WS13 7AD


Tel : +44 01543 306260
Fax : 01543 306261

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Georgian home of Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather of Charles Darwin and leading doctor, scientist, botanist, inventor and poet of the 18th Century. Located in the idylic surroundings of Cathedral Close.

Hosts Events, Corporate Hire and Weddings.

Now Free Entry

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Recent News

A Year of Lunarcy

This year we’re celebrating the 250th Anniversary of the Lunar Society which shaped the world we live in today and helped spark the industrial revolution. With a range of exciting new events at Erasmus Darwin House, including lectures, family days, a conference and a light show, 2016 is set to be a year of Lunarcy!

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posted 18/04/2016 01:00:00

Free entry all year round

Erasmus Darwin House will be free entry all year round from January 2015.

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posted 12/12/2014 09:00:00



By Road

Accessible from Beacon St and The Close-opposite Lichfield Cathedral which is signposted from all the major roads into Lichfield.

Nearest carpark:Angel Croft Hotel, £1 for 2hours. Directly opposite the House.

By Public Transport

Nearest station: Lichfield City is 1 miles

Erasmus Darwin - Erasmus Darwin House - The Parlour - The Study -
Erasmus Darwin - Erasmus Darwin House - The Parlour - The Study -

Erasmus Darwin House facilities include:

  • Dogs restrictions
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor event/attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Guided tours available for groups
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for young children
  • Group discounts available (min group size)
  • Off site parking
  • Groups accepted
  • Open outside normal opening times by appointment
  • Toilets

Erasmus Darwin House accessibility includes:

  • Audible alarm system
  • Clear signage throughout attraction, eg colour contrast, large letters, pictograms
  • Disability awareness training for all personnel
  • Effective lighting throughout attraction for visually impaired visitors
  • Good colour/tonal contrast throughout attraction, eg doors contrast with floor/walls
  • Handrail by steps
  • Information available in audio format
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • Level access, ramp or lift to gift shop
  • Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point

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