Dr Jenner's House and Garden

Dr Jenner's House
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It was from this house in 1796 that Edward Jenner pioneered a vaccination against smallpox and it changed the world.
During his life he was also fascinated by geology, ballooning, poetry and natural history.

Visit this world important site. Find out about Dr Jenner’s life, his hopes, the setbacks and how he changed the world. Immerse yourself in this beautiful, rural country home and explore where history was made.

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Opening hours

Seasonal opening times 2015:
Open to the public from 12 noon -5.00pm Sunday - Wednesday from Sunday 3rd May until Wednesday 30th September 2015.

In addition we will be open every day from 3rd-10th April and 25th-30th October 2015. Last admission is at 4:00pm on all days.

We are open year-round to schools, groups and private visits, by arrangement, and have a varied programme of workshops, talks and special events and other activities running throughout the year.

Admission charges

Adults £6.95
Concessions (60+) £5.95
Students £5.95
Child £3.95 (Children under 5 are free)
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £15.95


  • National Trust
  • English Heritage
  • Museums Association

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Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Medicine, Personalities

Dr Jenner's House and Garden
The Chantry
GL13 9BH






01453 810631

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