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)|
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 StreetLondonE1 8PR
- +44 (0)20 7377 7608
- Public transport:
- Tube: Whitechapel
- Payment Facilities
- Free entry
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
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