Royal College of Physicians Museum


About the Royal College of Physicians Museum

There is a one-room museum in the basement of this impressive post-war building which shows off the history of the Royal College and of medication in general.

However, there is usually a much larger temporary exhibition held in the upper floors as well.

Address

Royal College of Physicians Museum,
11 St Andrews Place,
London,
NW1 4LE

Admission Charges

Entry is FREE

Link to Royal College of Physicians Museum's website

Royal College of Physicians Museum Opening Hours

This Week

Sun
20th May
Closed
 
Mon
21st May
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Tues
22nd May
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Wed
23rd May
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Thur
24th May
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Fri
25th May
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Sat
26th May
Closed
 

Next Week

Sun
27th May
Closed
 
Mon
28th May
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Tues
29th May
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Wed
30th May
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Thur
31st May
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Fri
1st Jun
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Sat
2nd Jun
Closed
 

 

Exhibitions Open Now

This exhibition places William Harvey where he truly belongs: at the heart of the history of medicine, science and our modern understanding of the human body and life itself.
(Open 19th Jan 2018 to 26th Jul 2018)
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Exhibitions Opening Soon

Free  
These displays explore the controversy that has raged over female practitioners throughout the centuries.
(Open 19th Sep 2018 to 18th Jan 2019)

 

Forthcoming Events at Royal College of Physicians Museum

Free   (Thursday, 7th Jun)
Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext
Thursday, 7th Jun
£10   (Thursday, 7th Jun)
This summer be inspired by a building that represents ‘the best architecture of its time anywhere in the world’ and intrigued by medicine’s relationship with the built environment! Join a season of events including a free museum late, an architectural tour, a panel discussion and an architectural photography workshop.
Thursday, 7th Jun
£10   (Monday, 11th Jun)
Join the Royal College of Physicians in their medicinal garden for a series of three afternoons exploring medical plants and herbal remedies. Special lectures, expert garden tour and refreshments included.
Monday, 11th Jun
Free   (Thursday, 5th Jul)
Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext
Thursday, 5th Jul
£10   (Monday, 16th Jul)
Join the Royal College of Physicians in their medicinal garden for a series of afternoons exploring medical plants and herbal remedies, celebrating the College’s 500th anniversary.
Monday, 16th Jul
Free   (Thursday, 2nd Aug)
Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext
Thursday, 2nd Aug
Free   (Thursday, 6th Sep)
Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext
Thursday, 6th Sep
£10   (Monday, 10th Sep)
Join the Royal College of Physicians in their medicinal garden for a series of three afternoons exploring medical plants and herbal remedies. Special lectures, expert garden tour and refreshments included.
Monday, 10th Sep
Free   (Thursday, 4th Oct)
Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext
Thursday, 4th Oct
Free   (Thursday, 1st Nov)
Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext
Thursday, 1st Nov

Royal College of Physicians Museum Map


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