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Surgeons' Hall Museums

The museum is open 7 days a week from 10am-5pm!

Bookings are not required to visit the museum. Due to the ever changing situation surrounding COVID-19 this is subject to change. We strongly recommend checking the website as close to your visit as possible for the most up to date information. 
You can find out more about visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic here.

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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We are open!

We are open 7 days a week from 10am-5pm!Tickets are £8.50 for adults and £4.50 for concessions (under 16,students with ID, 60+, NHS staff and JSA). We are currently not operating a booking system and … read more >>

Our winter events programme has launched!

Our winter 2022 events programme has launched. We have a fantastic range of talks and workshops coming up over the next few months. Our Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical Hist… read more >>

Painting celebrating the NHS goes on display at Surgeons' Hall Museums

A painting created during lockdown which celebrates the NHS has gone on display at Surgeons’ Hall Museums in Edinburgh. “Trauma” was created by Dundee based artist and trainee trauma and orthopaedic s… read more >>

object of the month

3D printed model of a heart
3D printed model of a heart Find out more >>
Hand Head Legs Torso

forthcoming talks, workshops and performances

Anatomy and Art: Art Workshop

Anatomy and Art: Art Workshop. This half-day drawing course looks to complement our current temporary exhibition: A Model Education. The course is suitable for those with a range of artistic abilities and/or knowledge of human anatomy. Ideal for science inspired artists, those looking to progress into healthcare education; aspiring medics, dentists and high school students studying art or sciences.