Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum


Visit the laboratory in which Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928, reconstructed to its original appearance, with bacteriological equipment and an exhibition telling the story of Fleming, the man, the scientist, and the impact of penicillin on modern healthcare. A video presentation completes the visit.

There is no disabled access to the museum - there are many stairs.

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Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: £4.00 (USD5.87) per ticket
Concession Ticket: £2.00 (USD2.93) per ticket

Staff and students of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Imperial College School of Medicine: admission free on production of valid identification badge.

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Opening Times:

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 - 13:00.

Other times by appointment only (Monday-Thursday 14:00-17:00 and Friday 10:00-17:00)

Closed on public holidays.

Venue Details & Map

Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum

St Mary's Hospital
Praed Street
W2 1NY
+44 (0)20 3312 6528
Public transport:
Tube: Paddington or Edgware Road;Tube/Rail: Paddington;Bus: 7, 15, 36


Access into the Building
Steps with handrails to entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Steps with handrail within building
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