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Return to Surgeons' Hall for Professor Peter Abrahams

3 March 2014

Back by popular demand, Professor Peter Abrahams returns to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh with his sold out talk "Leondardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man". This talk was extremely popular last year, with tickets selling out long before the event.   Surgeons' Hall Museum, once again, is delighted to be hosting Professor Abrahams. Due t…

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Surgeons’ Hall Museum has secured a £2.7 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant

2 December 2013

The UK’s largest and most historic collection of surgical pathology artefacts, including anatomical specimens, surgical instruments and a pocket book made from the skin of the infamous murderer, William Burke, is to be given a new lease of life thanks to a £2.7m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd…

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Winter Opening Hours: from 1st November, 12-4pm (Mon-Fri)

28 October 2013

Our winter opening hours for the rest of the year will be 12-4pm, Monday to Friday. The Museum will be closed from 24th December - 2nd January (inclusive)

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St Andrew’s Day Event featuring Richard Holloway, Geoff Palmer and Tom Devine

2 October 2013

Until very recently, the central Scottish role in black slavery in the eighteenth century has been hidden from history. This discussion will present some of the latest thinking on this vital, controversial but forgotten aspect of the nation's past. Come and be surprised! book at: https://standrewsday2013.eventbrite.co.uk/

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The Remembrance Day Talk: Dr Emily Mayhew, Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty, 1914-1918

2 October 2013

Join us for a special lecture and book signing with author Dr Emily Mayhew. Her new publication (Sep 2013) Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty traces a journey made by a casualty from the battlefield of the Western Front to a hospital in Britain. It is a story told through the testimony of those who cared for him – stretcher bearers and medical of…

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