VISIT HIS HOUSE
We are open from April until September on Sundays to Wednesdays, plus Saturdays in August. We are also open every day from Sunday 14th to Friday 19th February, Friday 25th to Wednesday 30th March and Sunday 23rd to Friday 28th October. Outside of these times we are open to schools, groups and for private visits by prior arrangement. We look forward to seeing you soon!Read more
What he did
Dr Edward Jenner pioneered vaccination (against smallpox) at this house and it is said his work has saved more lives than any other man who has ever lived. Jenner's development of the first-ever Vaccine eventually led to the eradication of smallpox in 1980 and the development of the Science of Immunology.Read more
WHO HE WAS
Dr Edward Jenner (1749-1823) was born here in Berkeley, Gloucestershire. Jenner had an inquisitive, brilliant mind and excelled in medicine and despite training in London returned to live in Berkeley where he pioneered his most famous work - vaccination. Edward Jenner is one of the most important people in the history of world medicine.Read more
We have a long-established and successful education programme at all levels. Our Education Team offer fantastic programmes for both Primary & Secondary Schools, supporting the National Curriculum and for adult learners.Read more
KEEP IN TOUCH
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As a small, independent charity we rely on the help of volunteers to ensure Jenner's legacy lives on and deliver our mission. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer & joining our fabulous team when vacancies become available please read on.....Read more
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Oral History Project Update
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6 Aug - Dinosaur Discoveries
Join us for the first of our Summer Saturdays as we explore Dr Jenner's interest in fossils! Read more
13 August - Poetry Posse
Join us as we explore Dr Jenner's creative talents on a Summer Saturday! Read more
20 August - Hidden Histories
Discover the Hidden Histories of Dr Jenner's House! Read more
27 August - Nature Nuggets
Explore the garden and find out more about Dr Jenner's love of nature! Read more