Royal London Hospital Archives and Museum Free


Exhibition situated in the crypt of a fine 19thC Gothic church, looking at the history of the Royal London Hospital since its foundation in 1740. Also the development of medicine in the east end of London. Nursing uniforms and instruments on show. Research facilities for archive users available. Donations welcome. One to two temporary displays annually on historical/health care subjects.

Prices and Opening Times

Adult Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Child Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Family Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Concession Ticket: Free (USD0.00)

Opening Times:

Open Monday - Friday 10:00-16:30 (by appointment only - please check the website for latest details on how to book).

Closed public holidays and adjacent days 24 December - 1 January and Easter.

Admission is free; donations are welcomed.

Venue Details & Map

Royal London Hospital Archives and Museum

9 Prescot Street
E1 8PR
+44 (0)20 7377 7608
Public transport:
Tube: Whitechapel


Payment Facilities
Free entry

Yelp Reviews

5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews

Top 2 reviews of Royal London Hospital Archives and Museum

5.0 out of 5 7 October 2016
by Shila B.

Peter and I came to the medical

Museum to check out some vintage medical instruments.

It was a lot smaller than I thought that it would be but still really cool.

I wanted to check out the elephant man

Bones and skull.more

5.0 out of 5 15 November 2008
by phantomjasmine

A hidden gem! In the crypt of St Augustine with St Philip's Church, now part of the hospital medical school, this is the archive and collection of the hospital associated with Jack the Ripper and the Elephant Man. It has a collection of historical surgical instruments, and displays on Edith Cavell, the nurse from the London who was executed in WW1, nurses uniforms through the ages, and George...more

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