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March 2021

A Poisonous Method Part 3: Acid

Date(s): 29 March 2021

Cost: £2.74

Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-poisonous-method-acid-tickets-131061114321

A whole host of poisons were readily available and accessible to the public in 19th century Scotland. Murder by poison became an increasing worry for authorities and the medical community. This series will investigate three groups of poisons which were used to commit murder in the 19th century. For each poison we will look at the statistics, econom…

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

Date(s): 28 March 2021

Time: 2pm

Cost: £9.50-£13.50

Age Restrictions: 10+

Booking Link: https://blood_and_guts_shm.eventbrite.co.uk

Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* 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 …

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

Date(s): 27 March 2021

Time: 2pm

Cost: £9.50-£13.50

Age Restrictions: 10+

Booking Link: https://blood_and_guts_shm.eventbrite.co.uk

Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* 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 …

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Down To The Bone: Exploring the Human Skeleton Week 2

Date(s): 23 March 2021

Time: 7pm

Cost: £23- £26.50

Age Restrictions: 16+

Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/down-to-the-bone-exploring-the-human-skeleton-tickets-137414653929

We all have a skeleton holding us up, but we may only think about it if it causes us problems. This two-week course with human remains conservator Cat Irving will examine the human skeleton using bones from Surgeons' Hall's collections. It will look at what bones are, what they do, what they can tell us about people's lives - and what happens when …

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

Date(s): 21 March 2021

Time: 2pm

Cost: £9.50-£13.50

Age Restrictions: 10+

Booking Link: https://blood_and_guts_shm.eventbrite.co.uk

Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* 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 …

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