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Down House

Museums, History Borough of Bromley

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English Heritage house in which Charles Darwin lived and worked, with an exhibition on the naturalist's life and legacy. One floor is furnished as it would have been in Darwin's lifetime and contains the desk at which he wrote 'The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection'. The gardens have been restored recently to include some of the plants used for Darwin's experiments. An audio tour is narrated by David Attenborough.



Address: Luxted Rd
Transport: Rail: Orpington rail
Price: £9.90, concs £8.90, children £5.90, English Heritage mems free
Opening hours: Open mid July-Aug 2012, 1 Sept-4 Nov: 11am-5pm Wed-Sun; 5 Nov-17 Feb 2013 10am-4pm Sat, Sun; 18 Feb-24 Feb 2013 10am-4pm Wed-Sun; 25 Feb-28 Mar 10am-4pm Sat, Sun.
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