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Upcoming Events

Blood and Guts walking tours

May 2024

An Evening with Surgeons' Hall

Date(s): 17 May 2024

Time: 7pm

Cost: £15.95-£18.95

Age Restrictions: 18+

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Join us for this unique, adult only, after hours event in the historic Museum and Library of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.See behind the scenes and follow in the footsteps of some of history’s most famous Surgeons and visit our world-famous library. Here you will have the chance to view collections from one of the oldest and most com…


Lunch Time Talk- Asbestos From Magic Mineral to Deathly Dust

Date(s): 6 May 2024

Time: 1.15pm

Cost: £3

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Join Surgeons' Hall Museums Research Fellow Professor Ken Donaldson as he discusses Asbestos in this bite sized talk. In the early 20th century, asbestos was hailed as a ‘magic mineral’ and was eventually incorporated into thousands of products in homes, cars, ships etc; it was woven into the fabric of buildings and indeed, people’s lives. The fib…


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