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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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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 >>

Our Autumn Events Programme Is Here!

Our autumn events programme has launched. We have 6 new events running from September through til November.We have re-scheduled 'A fair field, and no favour.' Edinburgh Medical Women c. 1869-1920 with… read more >>


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forthcoming talks, workshops and performances

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History. Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their new walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town. We will take you through the highs and lows of Edinburgh’s world renowned medical history. Discover the intrigues, rivalries and dedication to the cause as our guide leads you through the sites where anatomists, surgeons and physicians worked, operated and squabbled in the quest for medical advancement.

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