Museum & Theatre Opening Days

Next open days from 10am – 5pm on Saturdays:

31 March

5 May

2 June

  The Normansfield Bills

An article by local historian Ken Howe

  Without Walls

Disability and Innovation in Building Design

This exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London includes two photographs from the Langdon Down Museum.

Other images in the exhibition include original architectural drawings of the main building and boathouse by Rowland Plumbe.

Exhibition at the V&A on now until 21 October 2018. Rooms 128a & 127.

Museum Talk and Walk


In the Footsteps of Dr John Langdon Down

A Walk Around Normansfield

11am – 1pm Saturday 31 March 2018

A talk using maps, architectural drawings and photographs to trace the development of the site. This is followed by a walk around the original Normansfield site locating the position of lost buildings and finding those that remain. The one hour walk is mostly along pavements but will also include some rough paths and grassed areas. The total distance is about one mile.

Light refreshments. Cost: £10.

Booking required: Call: 0333 1212 300 or email: Lesley Alabaf.

See Talks and Tours

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You can download our children’s trail here or pick up a free copy in the museum

Childrens trail A4 download

Childrens trail

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