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September 2015

HRH Prince Philip Opens Surgeons' Hall Museums

30 September 2015

On Monday 28 September, HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, Patron of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, visited the College to formally open Surgeons’ Hall Museums and the Prince Philip Building.


Joseph Merrick: Event Cancelled

29 September 2015

Unfortunately we have had to cancel this event due to circumstances out of our control. The Museums, Felicity Mehendale and Tony Watson are extremely disappointed that we have had to cancel this event, and it is not a decision we have taken lightly.We will look to host the documentary and Q&A session at a future date. Previously booked tickets…


Late Opening

27 September 2015

Surgeons' Hall Museums will be open at the slightly later time of 1pm on Monday 28th September. We apologise for any inconvenience


Surgeons' Hall Museums Reopens Today!

24 September 2015

One of the UK’s oldest and most unique group of museums reopens today having been closed for 18 months to undergo a £4 million transformation. Surgeons’ Hall Museums (SHM), part of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, houses one of the largest and most historic collections of artefacts charting the history and development of surgery. The col…


Edinburgh Sketcher comes to Surgeons' Hall Museums

18 September 2015

Surgeons’ Hall Museums are delighted to announce that Edinburgh Sketcher will be here on the 24th September, live sketching and live tweeting for us on our first day open to the public. We are delighted to have the Edinburgh Sketcher supporting our relaunch, and he has very kindly supplied us with a fantastic sketch of the Playfair Building.  Surg…


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