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Medical History Tours

Explore some key moments in history that defined medicine, all of which happened in or around Mary King's Close, during our Medical History Tour!

Medical History Tours

About Medical History Tours

27th July 2024
1.15pm, 3.30pm, 5.15pm, 6.45pm
The Real Mary Kings Close
2 Warriston's Close, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1PG
£27 per adult / £22 per child
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Edinburgh has famously been a focal point for medical innovation and experimentation. The city’s medical school is the oldest in the English-speaking world and was at the heart of the Scottish Enlightenment.

During our Medical History Tour, you will:
- Learn about the worst Plague outbreak in Edinburgh in 1645
- Discover how Dr Arnott was diagnosising his patients
- Explore the evolution of Midwifery
- Uncover how Mental Health was treated in the 17th Century
- Hear the gruesome truth about amputations in the 19th century
- Learn about Unicorn horns' uses

And much more...

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