After a long closure for rebuilding works, the Hunterian Museum of medical anatomy is reopening, and their redisplay is an eye-popping triumph.
About Hunterian MuseumA medical museum that owes its origins to a collection started by the surgeon John Hunter in the 1750s.
See over 2,000 anatomical preparations from Hunter's original collection, alongside instruments, equipment, models, paintings and archive material, which trace the history of surgery from ancient times to the latest robot-assisted operations. The Museum includes England's largest public display of human anatomy.
38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields,
The museum is free to visit.
Prices last checked May 2023.Link to Hunterian Museum's website
The Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm, with the last entry at 4:30pm
Opening hours last checked May 2023.
The museum is on the ground floor and all one one level.
There is a ramp at the Lincoln's Inn Fields entrance and a self-operated platform lift at the Portugal Street entrance.
There is an accessible toilet and separate baby changing facilities.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Frequently asked questions
What's the nearest railway station to Hunterian Museum
The nearest station is Holborn Tube Station which is 0.2 miles away.