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Erasmus Darwin House

Georgian home of Erasmus Darwin, Grandfather of Charles Darwin and leading doctor, scientist, botanist, inventor and poet of the 18th Century.

Museum displays, interactive features and herb garden.

Located in the idylic surroundings of Cathedral Close.

Contact Details and Map

Beacon Street
WS13 7AD

Tel: 01543 306260

Email: enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org

Website: www.erasmusdarwin.org

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Getting here and parking

By Road

Can be accessed from both Beacon Street and The Close - opposite Lichfield Cathedral which is signposted from all the major roads into Lichfield.

Nearest Train Station

Lichfield City train station.

Parking Facilities

No dedicated parking


Opening Hours

November - March open from Thursday to Sunday, 12am - 4.30pm. April - October open from Tuesday to Sunday, 11am - 5pm. Last admission 4:15pm Please visit our website for Bank Holiday opening hours.

Open all year round (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)


Children: £1

Adults: £3

Concessions: £2

Family Ticket: £6

Group Discounts available


  • Gift shop(s) on site
  • Weddings and Conference Facilities Available

Schools and education

  • School packages available


Access, lifts and ramps

  • There is lift access to the main public areas
Fully accessible for wheelchair users.