Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret

A demonstration of Victorian surgery techniques at the Old Operating Theatre

About

The Old Operating Theatre in London is the only 19th Century operating theatre in England. Come and explore the history of surgery and herbal medicine in this beautifully restored museum.

The operating theatre is located in the top of an old church. Visitors can watch demonstrations of surgical techniques from the past and explore the herb garret, where herbs were dried and stored for the hospital's apothecary.

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Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: £6.50 (USD10.26)  per ticket
Child Ticket: £3.50 (USD5.53)  per ticket
Family Ticket: £13.90 (USD21.95)  per ticket
Concession Ticket: £5.00 (USD7.89)  per ticket

Family ticket is for 2 adults and up to 4 children from same family.

Discounts for schools, National Trust members available. Please check the website for more details.

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Opening Times:

Open daily: 10:30 -17:00.

Closed between 16 December - 6 January.

Please check the website for updates to opening times before your visit.

Venue Details & Map

Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret

Address
9A St Thomas' Street
London
SE1 9RY
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7188 2679
Public transport:
Turn right when leaving the station. From the bus station follow the sign to the footbridge. Look to the right to see the red brick tower with green line around the top.
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
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