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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 for 2018

A Quest for Healing   Surgeons’ Hall Museums is delighted to welcome the contemporary Chinese artist Zhang Yanzi, who will be exhibiting from April 27 to November 4. Zhang Yanzi uses diverse materials… read more >>

Christmas Opening Hours

Surgeons' Hall Museums will be open from the 1st December until the 21st December from 10am-5pm. The Museums will be closed from 3pm on 22nd December as part of the wider Royal College of Surgeons of … read more >>

Dr Elsie Inglis and the Scottish Women’s Hospitals to be remembered 100 years on

WW100 Scotland is set to commemorate the remarkable achievements of Dr Elsie Inglis and the Scottish Women’s Hospitals during the WW1 effort, 100 years on from her death. Launching the commemorations… read more >>


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forthcoming talks, workshops and performances

“A fair field, and no favour”: Edinburgh Medical Women c. 1869 – 1920.

“A fair field, and no favour”: Edinburgh Medical Women c. 1869 – 1920.. Celebrating the history of medical woman in Edinburgh for International Women’s Day, this talk discusses the careers of Edinburgh’s Medical women through the first fifty years of their acceptance into the profession. Women’s entry to medicine, and their right to train and practice as doctors, was one of the great success stories of first wave feminism.

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