Visit Us

Discover the work and legacy of the remarkable Dr Jenner by visiting his former home in the historic market town of Berkeley, Gloucestershire. See Jenner’s Study, stand in the Temple of Vaccinia and learn more about Jenner’s wider interests, including fossil hunting and ballooning.

| Opening Times | Admission Prices | Facilities | Access | Getting Here |

Opening Times

In 2017, we will be open Sundays to Wednesdays from 2 April to 1 October 2017 (12-5pm). Plus Good Friday, the Saturday before Easter and all Saturdays in July and August (12-5pm).

We will also open from 11 to 15 February and 21 to 25 October (12-4pm).

Last admission is one hour before closing.

Due to ongoing boiler works, the Attic, Scullery and Potting Shed are currently closed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Admission Prices

  • Adults: £6.95
  • Concessions (60+): £5.95
  • Students £5.95
  • Child: £3.95
  • Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): £15.95.

Visitors with a 2017 ticket for Berkeley Castle receive a £1 discount on these prices.

HHA Friends, Under 5s, and accompanying carers are admitted free.

Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Plant and Vegetable Stall (seasonal)
  • Toilets
  • Picnics welcome (there is an indoor seating area)
  • Car Park
  • You are welcome to take photographs outside, however in order to protect our collections photography is not permitted inside the house
  • Assistance Dogs only in the house and garden

Please note that we do not have any refreshment facilities on site. There are cafes nearby in Berkeley and visitors are welcome to use The Yurt Tea Room at Berkeley Castle.

Access

The ground floor, garden and shop are all accessible to wheelchair users, however the paths are gravelled and some floors may be uneven. There is an accessible toilet available and an accessible parking space that may be reserved by contacting the museum.

For full details, please see our Access Statement. If you have any queries, please contact us.

Getting Here

The museum is situated within easy reach of the M5 (Junctions 13 and 14) and nearby to Berkeley Castle, Cattle Country Adventure Park, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, as well as the historic towns of Dursley and Thornbury.

We are situated on Route 41 of the National Cycle Network and there are cycle racks on site. There is limited public transport provision to Berkeley. The nearest rail station is Cam & Dursley which connects to Gloucester and Bristol Parkway for services to and from London Paddington. There are no direct bus services from Cam & Dursley station to Berkeley, it is a 10 minute walk to connect with the 62 bus route or alternatively there are a number of taxi companies operating in the area (please note there is no taxi rank at Cam & Dursley and you are strongly advised to pre-book transport). The 62 bus service also links Berkeley with Bristol. Visitors arriving on foot, bike, or public transport receive a 10% discount on standard admission.