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Young Darwin and Shrewbury Exhibition at The Bear Steps

Young Darwin and Shrewbury Exhibition at The Bear Steps

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This is a comprehensive look at Charles Darwin’s childhood and as a young adult in Shrewsbury, from his birth at The Mount to his return from his 5 year journey on The Beagle.

Young Darwin and Shrewsbury can be found upstairs in Bear Steps Hall the meeting room of Shrewsbury Civic Society, it gives an introduction to the young Charles Darwin’s life in Shrewsbury. His young days at home at The Mount where he was born in1809, his love of the land surrounding his house covering his education in Shrewsbury School which left him with lifetime memories and goes on to explain how he got his chance to go on a voyage of a lifetime, on The Beagle returning to Shrewsbury 5 years later with many note books of research.

Just pop in on the dates shown between 11am and 3pm