Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret

A demonstration of Victorian surgery techniques at the Old Operating Theatre Pinterest

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.

Important information

The museum will temporarily close for refurbishment from 18 March until July 2017.

Prices and Opening Times

Adult Ticket: £6.50 (USD8.12) per ticket
Child Ticket: £3.50 (USD4.37) per ticket
Family Ticket: £13.90 (USD17.36) per ticket
Concession Ticket: £5.00 (USD6.24) 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.

Opening Times:

The museum will temporarily close for refurbishment on March 18, 2017, and it will not re-open until July, 2017. In preparation for the closure it will also be closed for one day on Monday, 27 February, 2017

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.

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