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Late Opening

27 September 2015

Surgeons' Hall Museums will be open at the slightly later time of 1pm on Monday 28th September. We apologise for any inconvenience

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Surgeons' Hall Museums Reopens Today!

24 September 2015

One of the UK’s oldest and most unique group of museums reopens today having been closed for 18 months to undergo a £4 million transformation. Surgeons’ Hall Museums (SHM), part of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, houses one of the largest and most historic collections of artefacts charting the history and development of surgery. The col…

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Edinburgh Sketcher comes to Surgeons' Hall Museums

18 September 2015

Surgeons’ Hall Museums are delighted to announce that Edinburgh Sketcher will be here on the 24th September, live sketching and live tweeting for us on our first day open to the public. We are delighted to have the Edinburgh Sketcher supporting our relaunch, and he has very kindly supplied us with a fantastic sketch of the Playfair Building.  Surg…

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Surgeons' Hall Museums Reopening Date Confirmed

4 September 2015

Join us on 24th September as we reopen Surgeons' Hall Museums to the public. Marvel at the specimens in our collections as they tell the history of medicine from 1505 to the present day. Professor Sue Black, Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification at the University of Dundee, and acclaimed author …

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Upcoming Events

31 July 2015

We're delighted to announce that The Centre of Population Health Science's Centenary of Public Health Lecture Series will be coming to Surgeons' Hall Museums this October. "The Health of the City of Edinburgh: 1865, 2015, and 2165", is a celebratory symposium marking the 150th anniversary of the report on the Sanitary Condition of the City of Edinb…

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