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…
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 Mu…
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…
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 fro…
Surgeons' Hall Museums are delighted to announce two brand new galleries which are set to open in the autumn of 2020.
The new galleries are the second phase of the museum redevelopment, with phase one being completed in 2015 when the Museums underwent a £4.4 million Heritage Lottery funded revamp.Currently the Museums collections chart the devel…
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