Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret

A demonstration of Victorian surgery techniques at the Old Operating Theatre
Hidden in the roof of a church, the 300-year-old herb garret houses Britain’s only surviving 19th-century operating theatre. Read More

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Get an insight into what surgery was like in the pre-anaesthetics era at the Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret.

Discover the historic operating theatre, hidden at the top of an old church, and learn about past operating techniques and practices.

Prices

Adult Ticket: £6.50 (USD8.59) per ticket
Child Ticket: £3.50 (USD4.63) per ticket
Family Ticket: £13.90 (USD18.37) per ticket
Concession Ticket: £5.00 (USD6.61) 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.

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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