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Blood and Guts walking tours

Lunch Time Talk: The complicated legacy of Robert Christison (1797-1882)

Date(s): 11 March 2024

Time: 1:15

Cost: £3

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Join Surgeons' Hall Museums for our new series of bite sized lunch time talks.   Join Surgeons Hall Museums Curator Louise Wilkie as she discusses the fascinating legacy of Toxicologist and Physician Robert Christinson.   Credited for numerous advances in medical study, including but not limited to, toxicology, pharmacology, nephrology and for …


“Books and Other Certain Rarities”: The Library and Archive of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Date(s): 21 March 2024

Time: 11am and 2pm

Cost: £6.50-£9.50

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Join the Library and Archive of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in celebration of Rare Books Edinburgh 2024.   The first recorded evidence of the Library at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh was in 1696, when archived Minutes recorded that "books and other certain rarities" were to be provided in the new Hall of the Incorporat…


Sensory Friendly Quiet Evening

Date(s): 8 April 2024

Time: 5.30pm-7pm

Cost: £4

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Our sensory friendly late openings provide an opportunity for those who need a quieter environment to enjoy our museum without the hustle and bustle of the general public. Taking place on Monday the 8th of April, the museum will open at 5.30pm after our official closing at 5pm, and wherever possible, we have adjusted operations and/or lowered volu…



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