Florence Nightingale Museum

3 out of 5 Based on 3 reviews


Florence Nightingale became a living legend as the 'Lady with the Lamp'. When she died in 1910, aged 90, she was famous around the world. But who was the real Florence Nightingale?

The Florence Nightingale Museum follows her story and uncovers a woman of many talents, as well as flaws. Find out about her achievements and the reasons we remember her today.

Travel through three pavilions which take you on a journey through the life and times of Florence Nightingale. From her Victorian childhood to the Crimean War and onto her years as an ardent campaigner.

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Gassiot House, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7EW

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+44 (0)20 7620 0374


Adult Ticket £5.80 (USD9.74) - View Prices

Opening Times:

Open daily, 10:00 – 17:00.

Closed on Good Friday, 25 + 26 December.

Book a taxi by app or by phone on 0844 556 0706

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Adult Ticket: £5.80 (USD9.74)  per ticket
Child Ticket: £4.80 (USD8.06)  per ticket
Family Ticket: £16.00 (USD26.86)  per ticket
Concession Ticket: £4.80 (USD8.06)  per ticket

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Florence Nightingale Museum

Gassiot House
2 Lambeth Palace Road
+44 (0)20 7620 0374
Public transport:
Tube - Westminster, Waterloo, Lambeth North. Rail - Waterloo Buses 12, 53, 76, 77, 148, 159, 211, 341, 363, 381, 543, 507, 10 RV1. Riverboat - London Eye Pier, Westminster Pier.


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Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Communication Facilities
Hearing loop system
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Booking Facilities
Group bookings accepted
Event Facilities
Event facilities
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Group rates available


3 out of 5 based on 3 reviews

Top 3 reviews of Florence Nightingale Museum

4.0 out of 5 30 May 2013
by Jeanie P.

The Good:

£5.80 for adults/£4.80 per child

Total time 1.5 hours

Being a nurse, I enjoyed reading about Florence and I was actually able to meet "her" at the museum. I was a little bit "star struck" and almost missed my photo op ;)

The Bad:

The stethoscope devices the other reviewers wrote about were not available

The Ugly:

Was disappointed to see that much was not done for Florences...more

3.0 out of 5 21 November 2012
by Liza Jane J.

Although a small museum, I think anyone interested or inspired by Florence Nightingale would enjoy a visit here. There is a fee so be prepared, in this amazing city some of the best museums in the world are free.

The museum has a bit of a confusing layout, it does the job of covering Florence Nightingale. Although I left with some unanswered questions, as a nursing student, i felt thoroughly...more

3.0 out of 5 27 December 2008
by Claire L.

This museum celebrates everything to do with Florence Nightingale - her life and her good work.

I wandered in here on a rainy Saturday afternoon once, wanting to see / learn something new but I wasn't too impressed. It was a really quaint museum and very informative. The day I went it was pretty quiet but I wasn't that enthused about Florence Nightingale despite her historical relevance and...more