Due to the success of our 'Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History' walking tours, we have added 8 more tours. The tours will take place at 2.30pm on Saturday's and Sunday's throughout August. Tickets are available from: https://bloodandguts_shm.eventbrite.co.uk
Surgeons' Hall Museums new event programme is now live. The summer events programme is made up of an art workshop, two kids workshops and a brand new walking tour of the city.Pain and Healing: Chinese Ink Workshop is inspired by our new temporary exhibit 'A Quest for Healing' by artist Zhang Yanzi and will teach attendees the traditional art techni…
A Quest for Healing
Surgeons’ Hall Museums is delighted to welcome the contemporary Chinese artist Zhang Yanzi, who will be exhibiting from April 27 to November 4. Zhang Yanzi uses diverse materials to explore themes of medicine and healing, and was the subject of a two-month solo show at the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences in 2016. In her n…
Surgeons' Hall Museums will be open from the 1st December until the 21st December from 10am-5pm. The Museums will be closed from 3pm on 22nd December as part of the wider Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Christmas Closure. We will reopen on the 3rd January 2018 at 10am.
WW100 Scotland is set to commemorate the remarkable achievements of Dr Elsie Inglis and the Scottish Women’s Hospitals during the WW1 effort, 100 years on from her death.
Launching the commemorations today were Patricia Purdom, whose Great Grandmother was a cousin of Dr Elsie Inglis, Clea Thompson, great, great, great niece of Elsie, and amateur hi…
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