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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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Events programme announced for HLF Funded Soutra-Surgery & Superstition

Surgeons’ Hall Museums today is delighted to announce its calendar of events for the Heritage Lottery Funded project Soutra: Surgery & Superstition. This project is part of a £7,000 HLF Stories, S… read more >>

Winner of Detective Challenge Announced!

Over the summer our fantastic learning team put together an amazing trail for kids to try their hand at in the Museums. Detective Challenge saw our plucky detectives solve the clues in the Museums, id… read more >>

Museum celebrates £7,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant as part of #HHA2017

The Museum has received a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Stories, Stones and Bones grant, it was announced today. This exciting project, Soutra: Surgery and Superstition, in Edinburgh and led by Surgeons… read more >>

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forthcoming talks, workshops and performances

The Art of Storytelling

The Art of Storytelling . Traditional storytelling is one of our oldest art-forms and a unique way to share our history, heritage and experiences. As part of Soutra: Surgery & Superstition, a Heritage Lottery Funded project, and in league with professional storyteller Mary Kenny, we are delighted to offer a practical introduction to live storytelling and associated skills. This participatory workshop will be suitable for anyone curious about discovering and developing their own storytelling skills and talents!