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
Open daily, 10:00 – 17:00.
Closed on Good Friday, 25 + 26 December.
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Venue Details & Map
Florence Nightingale Museum
2 Lambeth Palace RoadLondonSE1 7EW
- +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
£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 stethoscope devices the other reviewers wrote about were not available
Was disappointed to see that much was not done for Florences...more
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
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