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A Visit to Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability

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

£10

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 events@wandsworthsociety.org

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

Details

Date:
Monday March 18
Time:
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost:
£10
Event Category:

Organiser

Gill Gray
Phone:
020 8780 0866
Email:
gg@candycollect.co.uk

Venue

Langdon Down Museum
2A Langdon Park
Teddington, TW11 9PS
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