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Surgeons' Hall Museums

We are open from 10am-5pm, 7 days a week!

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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Body Voyager Now Open!

Our brand new permanent Body Voyager galleries are now open!  Body Voyager is a unique experience that charts the history and use of robotics in surgery. The galleries incorporate a high level of int… read more >>

Immersive robotic surgery exhibit to debut at Surgeon’s Hall Museum

Visitors to one of Scotland’s oldest museums can participate in a da Vinci Surgical console and simulation experience, at the “Body Voyager” exhibition. From the 11th of September visitors to Edinbur… read more >>

COVID Update 9/8/21

If you are planning on visiting the museum here are some things you need to know! Due to the lifting of some restrictions by the Scottish Government, from today (the 9th of August), there i… read more >>


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da Vinci Surgeon Console and Simulator
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forthcoming talks, workshops and performances

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

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History walking tour. Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town. Hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment. Tours run every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm.

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