Talks for volunteering in museums

FREE Reciprocal Volunteer Visits for members of the West London Museums Group in partnership with the Heritage Hub

Behind the scenes at the Langdon Down Museum and Normansfield Theatre

Monday 1 October 2018, 3pm (lasts 1hour 30minutes)

The Langdon Down Centre, Normansfield, 2A Langdon Park, Teddington, TW11 9PS

Join the museum archivist and volunteers on a behind the scenes tour of the museum and theatre. The visit includes a talk about Normansfield’s history and how the museum was created. The museum was the home and institution developed by the Victorian physician Dr John Langdon Down and his family where a revolutionary and enlightened approach was developed for the care of people with learning disabilities. The Grade II* listed building also contains a Victorian theatre. Today the building is home to the Down’s Syndrome Association.