Talks and Tours

Our talks and tours explore the history and work of Dr John Langdon Down and his home at Normansfield where he brought an enlightened and revolutionary approach to the care of people with learning disabilities.

Please see the menu below for forthcoming talks and how to arrange a talk for a group.

See here for details about our hearing loop system.

Next event

Holocaust Memorial Day Event

 Aktion T4: A documentary film

Sunday 27 January 2019 | Museum open 2pm – 4pm

Film showing at 2.30pm

The Aktion T4 Nazi Euthanasia programme was responsible for the murder of approximately 275,000 people with learning disabilities.

In this 30 minute documentary film, Berge Kanikanian who has Down’s syndrome, travels to Poland and Germany to visit the sites of euthanasia centres and speaks to researchers and historians.

Please note this film is not suitable for anyone under 16 years of age.

This event is free. Booking not required.


For more talks and events see: Forthcoming talks & tours