The British Optical Association Museum

Overview

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.

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The College of Optometrists, 42 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5NG

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The British Optical Association Museum

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The College of Optometrists
42 Craven Street
London
WC2N 5NG
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7766 4353

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