DiCamillo Companion

Down House

  • House & Family History: Down House was the home of Charles Darwin, who wrote "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" here in 1859.

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Creation" (2009 - as Darwin's home).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Charles Darwin

    Past Seat / Home of: Charles Darwin, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: English Heritage

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01689-859-119

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No