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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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Christmas Closure

The Museums will be closed from 3pm on Monday the 24th of December as part of the wider Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Christmas Closure. We will reopen at 10am on Thursday the 3rd of January … read more >>

Archive Collections Available to View Online

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh's Library and Archives have launched a new Digital Collections Website.  Rare manuscripts and photographic collections are now available to view online for t… read more >>

New Temporary Exhibition Coming Soon

‘Field Notes: Reflections on Camp Life at the Scottish Women’s Hospitals’'Sketch of nurses outside temporary hut' by Susie Wilson Surgeons’ Hall Museums new temporary exhibition ‘Field Notes: Reflecti… read more >>


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Field Notes

Field Notes. Join the artists behind Surgeons’ Hall Museums new temporary exhibition ‘Field Notes: Reflections on Camp Life at the Scottish Women’s Hospitals’ for an informal discussion on the inspiration behind their work. Inspired by material held in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Archives, Joan Smith and Susie Wilson have created an exhibition that highlights the incredible story of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals through a new medium.

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