Dr Jenner's House, Museum 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.

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Seasonal opening times 2017:
Open to the public from 12pm-5pm Sunday-Wednesday until Sunday 1st November.
Last entry is one hour before closing.

We will also be open for Gloucestershire half term from Saturday 21st- Wednesday 25th October.

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


  • Museums Association

Collection details

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

Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden
Church Lane
GL13 9BH






01453 810631

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