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35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields | Royal College of Surgeons, London WC2A 3PE, England
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

As a nurse I really wanted to visit this museum. It is s little out of the way but easily assessed by public transport and lovely old buildings to look at on the short walk from the tube. This museum is packed with loads of...More

1  Thank sungiggs
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

If you’re into medicine particularly if an MD check it out. The gift shop has some of the most creative stuff.

1  Thank HonestMcHonest
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Good if you like anatomy and the human body. There's a few gruesome specimens so you might not like it of you're squeamish.

Thank ElmoAbroad
Reviewed 17 June 2017

this is not just a museum for the young premeds, although my daughter does want to pursue a medical career the museum is filled with specimens of animals which my other daughter who hates the sight of blood was truly fascinated by the different animals...More

1  Thank dktrdream
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Dropped in here one day, as it was directly across the park from Sir John Soane's museum. The museum has a lot of interesting material on the history of surgery and a vast collection of almost every specimen imaginable. Thankfully, I have some medical training...More

1  Thank ErikaM411
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Visited here in May 2017 on one of the late night openings before it closes for several years for a refurbishment. When we arrived, it wasn't too busy and so were able to walk straight in, however as the evening went on, it got more...More

2  Thank Gemma P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Visited this museum on the last day that it was open before they closing it for 3 (!) years. Glad we did ! It's a very fascinating exhibition about the early days of anatomy and surgeries, NOT for the faint hearted ! I think it's...More

1  Thank eMBieAntwerp
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Now closed until Autumn 2020 (alas), the Hunterian Museum stands at the far side of Lincoln Inn Fields (within the Royal College of Surgeons - it can be easy to miss as there is very little external signage to denote its presence). Set over two...More

1  Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I visited this the day before it closed for major renovations of the building it sits in and not planned to reopen until 2020. It was interesting, and free, but a few things were frustrating with this museum that will hopefully be improved within the...More

2  Thank dalton1skiing
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We went and had a good hour or so taking in the exhibits at this free museum, which included Charles Babbage's brain and the skeleton of a chap who was known as The Irish Giant. We were lucky as it closing for refurbishment, which I...More

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