Hunterian Museum

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Exhibition looks at the Victorian anti-vaccination protests
Exhibition looks at the Victorian anti-vaccination protests

Exhibition looks at the Victorian anti-vaccination protests

Vaccination has long been dogged by controversy, and an exhibition seeks to shine a light on the often overlooked history of early anti-vaccination protests, and the medical harm they caused.

Jun
20
2016
Bloggers Triumphant at the Hunterian Museum
Bloggers Triumphant at the Hunterian Museum

Bloggers Triumphant at the Hunterian Museum

Last night a small gang of London Bloggers strutted their stuff at the wondrous Hunterian Museum after winning its inaugural Museums at Night quiz. Themed around Lost London, the topic of their current exhibition, the quiz was organised by [email protected]

May
14
2011

All the Kings men: Henry VIII and the Barber Surgeons

I am advised, by such persons who advise me of these things, that a chance to look at a rarely seen painting is on offer this month. I won’t pretend that I am the most cultured sort when it comes

Aug
02
2009

Carnal lectures of the sins of the flesh

While updating the events diary, came across this rather interesting series of spring time lectures from the The Royal College of Surgeons of England – which need pre-booking in advance, so worth highlighting on the blog. The evening lectures brings

Mar
08
2009
The Museum of eww, urgh and yeuk!
The Museum of eww, urgh and yeuk!

The Museum of eww, urgh and yeuk!

Alternatively known as the Hunterian Museum inside the Royal College of Surgeons of England – after John Hunter who collected most of the items on display. John Hunter was a surgeon of some note in the 18th century at a

Apr
12
2008