Visit this National Trust-owned 17th century Lincolnshire farmhouse where Sir Isaac Newton had his famous revelation about gravity. Explore the orchard with the original 400-year-old tree from which the apple fell and inspired Newton.
Interactive Science Experience
Visit the Science Centre at Woolsthorpe Manor for a fun-filled, interactive science experience. Enjoy Newton’s theories brought to life through exhibits and hands-on workshops. Test theories about light, forces and motion, space and sound and learn more about Newton’s life.
Explore Sir Isaac Newton’s Local Area
Woolsthorpe Manor is located on the Newton Trail with designated routes linking to surrounding attractions and areas. Enjoy a walk to St. John the Baptist Church - one of the oldest in Lincolnshire and where Newton was baptised.
Sir Isaac Newton’s family home and birthplace of modern science
Discover the story of Sir Isaac Newton in every room of Woolsthorpe Manor. Explore where he lived from his premature birth through to his time as President of the Royal Society.
Be transported back to the civil war and experimental science. Visit the orchard where Newton discovered the law of gravity and stand in the room where he used a prism to slit sunlight into colours of the rainbow. Experience the fun of science for yourself at the hands-on Science Centre.
entry & prices
Free entry to members.