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Opening Hours & Admission

Surgeons' Hall Museums are open 7 days a week from 10am-5pm. There is no need to book to visit the museum. You can read more about changes made to the museum as a result of COVID-19 here.


Last admission is at 4.30pm, although we would advise visitors take at least two hours to view the collections. 

No photography is permitted in the Museums.

The recommended age for visiting the Museums is 10+. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult.



Standard Admission

  • Adults - £8.00
  • Concessionary Rates - £4.50
  • Students with valid ID - £4.50
  • NHS staff with valid ID - £4.50
  • under 16's and over 60's - £4.50
  • Under 5s - Free

Family Ticket
  • 2 Adults & 2 Children- £20
  • 2 Adults & 1 Child- £17
  • 1 Adult & 2 Children- £14

Season Ticket (valid for 12 months)
  • Adults- £20
  • Concession (under 16, students, 60+, NHS staff)- £11



Christmas Closure 

We will close at 3pm on the 24th of December 2021 and will reopen at 10am on the 5th of January 2022. 




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View of Pathology Museum within William Playfair's Surgeons' Hall
View of Pathology Museum within William Playfair's Surgeons' Hall.