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 (RCSE…
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)
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!
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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…
We are delighted to announce that the exhibition Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving will be extended until 1st December 2013. As part of The Scottish Government’s St Andrew’s Day Out campaign for 2013 we will be offering 2 for 1 tickets from 18th November - 1st December, so don't miss the chance to take up this offer and view our inspir…
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