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Our Spring 2020 Events Have Launched!

31 January 2020

We are excited to announce Surgeons' Hall Museums Spring Events Programme. We have several events lined up to take us through to the summer months. The Spring Events Programme will consisit of: International Women's Day Talk 2020: A Surgeon's Perspective- 2nd of March RCSEd Library and Archive Presents: Rare Books and Restoration- 24th of March A …

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New temporary exhibition to open on the 4th of April.

23 January 2020

Our new exhibition, "A Model Education", will explore the teaching of anatomy throughout the centuries. By examining the collections of six historic anatomical institutions across the UK, including our own, we build up a picture of how anatomy was taught. The exhibition will show examples of beautiful illustrations, anatomical waxes, plaster and pa…

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Our New Galleries Receive Funding!

13 January 2020

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded £60,000 from Museum Galleries Scotland's museum development fund. The funding will support the development of our new Body Voyager Galleries, which are set to open later this year. The new galleries are the second phase of the museum redevelopment, with phase one being completed in 2015 when the Mus…

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Tickets For Our Winter Events Programme On Sale Now!

31 October 2019

Our Winter events programme is here! Next month our Library and Archive will be joined by award-winning writers Ambrose Parry, who will be discussing the inspiration behind their novels 'The Way of All Flesh' and 'The Art of Dying'. Tickets for the Surgeons' Hall 2019  Library Lecture are available here.In January our Senior Research Fellow, Ken Do…

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More Dates Added For Blood And Guts Walking Tours

27 September 2019

Due to popular demand, we have extended the run of our 'Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History' walking tours.Originally scheduled to finish on the 20th of October, the tours will now run every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm until the 15th of December.Tours will last approximately 70mins and include free museum access from…

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