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Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare & Caregiving

12 August 2014

From the 9th August - 8th September, Surgeons' Hall Museum, in partnership with Edinburgh University will bring it's touring exhibition ‘Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving' to St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh. The University of Edinburgh’s exhibition ‘Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving’ explores the often neglected and unders…

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The Remarkable Elsie Inglis & the Scottish Women’s Hospital

25 July 2014

Join us at Central Library on the 5th August for a free talk in conjunction with Edinburgh Reads. "The Remarkable Elsie Inglis & the Scottish Women’s Hospital with Iain Macintyre". Elsie Inglis was a remarkable woman doctor. She was a pioneer of medical education for women, a successful surgeon in Edinburgh and a leader of the Suffrage moveme…

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Decant of the Museum

1 July 2014

Since the museum’s close on the 17th May, the staff at Surgeons’ Hall Museum have been busy decanting the entire collection. This complete process took six weeks, with all items in the Museum being successfully transferred into storage. As well as objects in the collection, display cases were also donated to other museums, along with former display…

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The Lister Project Contractor Appointed

1 July 2014

The College looked at a wide range of contractors and evaluated their capabilities taking into account quality and track record and accordingly, John Dennis & Company (Scotland) Ltd has been appointed as the Main Contractor for the Lister Project.

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The Great Exhibition

11 June 2014

To celebrate our final day of the Museum ‘as it was’ before redevelopment, we held a special day of art and music. On 17th May, almost 1,000 visitors joined us to have a final look at the exhibition, create artworks for our ‘Great Exhibition’ and to experience live musical performances by The Edinburgh International Festival and Scottish Singer Wen…

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