Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Join Surgeons' Hall Museums on their 5* weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment!

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

About Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

28th May 2022
29th May 2022
4th June 2022
plus 43 more date(s), see below for more info
2pm
Various Locations Edinburgh
Adults- £13.50 / Conc. (students, 60+, NHS Staff and JSA) - £10.50 / Under 16 - £9.50
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We will take you through the highs and lows of Edinburgh’s world renowned medical history. 

Discover the intrigues, rivalries and dedication to the cause as our guide leads you through the sites where anatomists, surgeons and physicians worked, operated and squabbled in the quest for medical advancement.  

Drawn from the archives at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh you will hear little known accounts of iconic writers, chloroform tea parties, pioneering women, grave robbing and of course Britain’s first serial killers the infamous Burke and Hare. Hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.

Meeting Point: Please arrive in good time for your tour. Your guide will meet you at the entrance to Surgeons Hall Museums (in front of the hand sculpture).

When accessing the museum you must wear a face mask (unless medically exempt from doing so.) Face masks are not mandatory during the tour but are recommended.

Please note that this is an outdoor walking tour that runs throughout the year so please dress accordingly.

Not all the sites we visit are dog friendly and therefore we admit assistance dogs only.

Additional Dates: 29 May 2022, 04 June 2022, 05 June 2022, 11 June 2022, 12 June 2022, 18 June 2022, 19 June 2022, 25 June 2022, 26 June 2022, 02 July 2022, 03 July 2022, 09 July 2022, 10 July 2022, 16 July 2022, 17 July 2022, 23 July 2022, 24 July 2022, 30 July 2022, 31 July 2022, 06 August 2022, 07 August 2022, 13 August 2022, 14 August 2022, 20 August 2022, 21 August 2022, 27 August 2022, 28 August 2022, 03 September 2022, 04 September 2022, 10 September 2022, 11 September 2022, 17 September 2022, 18 September 2022, 24 September 2022, 25 September 2022, 01 October 2022, 02 October 2022, 08 October 2022, 09 October 2022, 15 October 2022, 16 October 2022, 22 October 2022, 23 October 2022, 29 October 2022, 30 October 2022

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