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Lovely historic house.

When in Lichfield you really must visit Erasmus Darwin House. Its free.... obviously you can make a... read more

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Remarkable versatile chap

I though I knew a bit about Erasmus Darwin, but only had part of the story. His invention of the... read more

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I had never heard of Erasmus Darwin until this day but I'm glad I found here.

The small museum was certainly worth a visit and the garden too.

It is very close to the Cathedral.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This place is well worth a visit. Friendly and knowledgable staff who make you feel very welcome. The house itself has a lovely atmosphere and plenty of interactive exhibits. I learned a lot about an incredibly interesting figure rather overshadowed by the fame of his grandson. We especially enjoyed trying on the range of hats and Georgian costumes upstairs!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hedalton
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Erasmus D, Manager at Erasmus Darwin House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you for your review. It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the house - it certainly does have a lovely atmosphere, and the Georgian costumes are always popular.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Great museum to visit just a short walk from the centre of Lichfield. Friendly welcome from the staff who were very informative.
Rooms downstairs and on the first floor to visit with displays and interactive exhibits to keep your interest.
Great dress up clothes for the kids.
Lovely well kept period house. It is free but donations are appreciated. There is a small gift section at front of the house.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 2014Jandy
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We stumbled upon this museum which is the home of Charles' grandfather. It is brilliant. No charge to go in but donations are very welcome. The staff are very informative and welcoming and we discovered all about this amazing man.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AnnieE57
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I'd vaguely heard of Erasmus Darwin as a relative of Charles- but this museum was absolutely fascinating! A lovely Georgian building, I learnt so much, from the Adam Hart-Davis film on the inventor/ poet/ medic's life through to the artefacts - ingenious inventions such as the one replicating the human voice - and the beautiful little garden. (Not to mention chance to dress up in Georgian attire!)Lovely chap on reception - and it's free (donation only.)

Date of experience: April 2018
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Erasmus D, Manager at Erasmus Darwin House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you for your review. Your kind comments are much appreciated.

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