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Upcoming Events

April 2017

The Link Between Coal Mining and Lung Disease

Date(s): 20 April 2017

Time: Talk starts at 7pm, doors open 6.30pm.

Cost: £2

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By the 1830’s, the British coalmining industry comprised of over 200,000 miners, who were working to provide a cheap and plentiful supply of fuel for the Industrial Revolution. What is now considered an obvious connection, the inhalation of dust in the lungs, was not as obvious then. Professor Ken Donaldson, Senior Museum Research Fellow at Surgeon…


The Captive Heart

Date(s): 15 April 2017

Time: 12:30-14:00 & 15:00-16:30

Age Restrictions: 18+ (Adult only workshop)

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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUTVisitors to Surgeons’ Hall cannot fail to be struck by the dazzling array of anatomical specimens preserved in fluid. This interactive workshop will teach you about the processes involved in creating these specimens, and enable you to try your hand at preserving a lamb’s heart to take home. 18+ adults only workshop.


Edinburgh International Science Festival - Surgical Sleuths

Date(s): 3 April 2017 - 12 April 2017

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-3:00pm

Cost: £4

Age Restrictions: 9+

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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT For this year's Edinburgh International Science Festival, join Surgeons’ Hall Museums for a hands-on workshop exploring the exciting world of medical diagnosis and surgical solutions. Adults and children can work together to learn how the body tells us when something is wrong and try out some of the amazing techniques sur…


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