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A Five Star Operation

7 February 2017

We are delighted to announce that Surgeons' Hall Museums, has been upgraded to a five star visitor attraction by the national tourism body, Visit Scotland. The Museums, which originally opened in 1832, have been increased from a four to a five star visitor attraction, the highest accolade in VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance scheme. The museum was …

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Museum Events for 2017

27 January 2017

Surgeons' Hall Museums are delighted to announce their latest calendar of museum events for 2017. In the first half of the year we are hosting expert talks from Dr Andrew Murray, Professor Steve Sturdy and Professor Ken Donaldson, as part of our new #TwoPoundTalk series. For the very first time we are delighted to welcome Smoking Apples, for a pupp…

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Museum Christmas Closure

19 December 2016

Surgeons' Hall Museums will close for the Christmas break at 3pm on Friday 23rd December.The Museums will reopen at 10am on Wednesday 4th January 2017.

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Surgical Skills Simulator donated to Museums

20 October 2016

Chris Henry, Director of Heritage at Surgeons’ Hall Museums, met with Simon Humphrey-Adam, Commercial Director of EO Surgical and Hannah O’Donnell, Operations Manager today to receive a donation of a surgical simulator. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh uses simulators such as this to train surgeons who are learning how to perform laparosc…

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The Art of Modelling in Plaster

2 September 2016

The Archive, Library and Museums are delighted to be welcoming Marieke Hendriksen, a postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University, the Netherlands to the College this Autumn. Marieke will be joining us thanks to a Wellcome Trust Research Bursary, awarded to use the RCSEd Institutional Archive. She will be studying practices and resources used by …

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