VISIT HIS HOUSE
In 2015 we are open Sundays to Wednesdays from 3rd May to 30th September, plus every day from 3rd to 10th April and 25th to 30th 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
Dr Jenner's House Receives Volunteer Boost
We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded...
Oral History Project Update
Work is ongoing on our oral history project to the record the...
We Celebrate Prestigious Tourism Award
Dr Jenner's Retains Visit England Accreditation with Flying...
Reception for Distinguished Group of International Scientists
Museum welcomes distinguished group of international agricultural...
Heading South-West? Stop and See Us!
Going south-west on holidays? Stop off in Berkeley!
Dr Jenner's Joins Historic Houses Association!
HHA Members and Friends warmly invited to visit the museum
"A Tribute To His Merit By All Nations"
A fascinating statue model of Edward Jenner that was...
Museum Reviewed by www.followthebrownsigns.com!
Fantastic new review by leading heritage and tourism website
3 Sep - Ugly Mugs!
They wait on walls, rest on roofs and blend into buttresses – but can you see them? Read more
15 Oct - Museum Man
Andrew Legg explores the life of the multi-talented Joseph Ritson Wallace. Read more
18 Nov - 50 Ways To Bump Off A Loved One
Award-winning garden designer Paul Hervey-Brookes presents a short history of poisonous plants. Read more
5 Dec - Christmas Craft Fair
Come along and find the perfect gift! Read more
7 Dec - Christmas Magic Lanterns
Join us for a special Christmas magic lantern show Read more