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A Visit to Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability

Monday March 18, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


The Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability,  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.

It shows exhibitions about the work of Dr John Langdon Down, Normansfield and the Royal Earlswood Asylum. The building also contains a Grade II* listed Victorian theatre which is a rare example of a private theatre contains original painted scenery and other ornate fixtures and fittings.

The tour outlines the history and work of the centre and will cost £10. Meet at museum or at Hampton Wick Station at 11.15. Booking required on [email protected]

Those who wish may like to walk in Bushy Park (with a lunch stop) after the tour – no booking required for the walk.


Monday March 18, 2019
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Langdon Down Museum
2A Langdon Park
Teddington, TW11 9PS
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Gill Gray
020 8780 0866