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Surgeons' Hall Museums

The award winning Museums are open to the public, 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm and are home to one of the largest and most historic pathology collections in the United Kingdom.

 

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New Temporary Exhibition Coming Soon

‘Field Notes: Reflections on Camp Life at the Scottish Women’s Hospitals’ Surgeons’ Hall Museums new temporary exhibition ‘Field Notes: Reflections on Camp Life at the Scottish Women’s Hospitals’ open… read more >>

Surgeons' Hall Museum to Play Host to Restart a Heart Day Event

The 16th of October is World Restart a Heart Day. The aim of this campaign is to raise awareness that everyone can learn CPR. We have teamed up with the University of Edinburgh's Dental Institute to h… read more >>

More 'Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History' Walking Tours added

Due the success of the previous run of our 'Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History' walking tours, we have decided to run the tours throughout September!During the 70 minu… read more >>


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forthcoming talks, workshops and performances

The Edinburgh 7: Rehearsed Reading

The Edinburgh 7: Rehearsed Reading. Join Surgeons Hall Museums and a cast of professional actors and musicians for a full-rehearsed reading of the thrilling new play with songs about Sophia Jex-Blake and the Edinburgh Seven: the first female medical students in Great Britain. This new musical, conceived by Jordanna O'Neill and written by award winning writers John and Martin Kielty, has been developed with support from Surgeons' Hall Museum and Creative Scotland.

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