Plan Your Visit
What you need to know
We've made some changes to help keep you safe, and things might be a little different when you visit. We may need to continue making changes as we follow continually evolving Government advice, so we recommend checking this information before your visit. Here's everything you need to know.
Go to our Directions page and plan your journey to Home of Charles Darwin - Down House by car or public transport.
You will find parking information, post code for sat nav, and our address at the bottom of the page.
Find out what Facilities are available for your day out.
Here you can find out everything you need to know about parking, toilets and shopping at Home of Charles Darwin - Down House as well as other useful information.
Look up Access information for your visit. We have detailed information about what to expect if you have particular needs regarding:
- Mobility/Older Visitors
- Blind/Visually Impaired
- Deaf/Hard of Hearing
- Learning Difficulties
- Health and Safety
Find out what you need to know for Group Visits.
Look up what discounts there are for groups, as well as how to book your group visit, and see information about tours that may be available.
Food and Drink
Find out what food and drink we offer at the Home of Charles Darwin.
Enjoy a tasty lunch or quick afternoon treat in our café. The café is in the kitchen where all Darwin's meals were prepared.
Some of the dishes use site-grown produce from the Kitchen Garden and local produce.