The British Optical Association Museum Free


Now in its second century, The British Optical Association Museum, founded 1901, is a collection comprising over thirteen thousand outstanding items of ophthalmic and optical interest, covering the history of opticians and vision aids. The Museum was entrusted to the care of the College of Optometrists in 1980 and continues to be recognised as the oldest and one of the best specialist optical collections in the world.

Prices and Opening Times

Adult Ticket: Free

Opening Times:

To visit the museum you will need to book an appointment by calling +44 (0)20 7766 4353.

Venue Details & Map

The British Optical Association Museum

The College of Optometrists
42 Craven Street
+44 (0)20 7766 4353


Payment Facilities
Free entry

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