Surgeons Hall Museums

Surgeons' Hall Museums is home to one of the largest and most historic collections of surgical pathology in the World, open to the public since 1832.

Surgeons Hall Museums

About Surgeons Hall Museums

Surgeons Hall Museums Nicolson Street, Edinburgh South EH8 9DW
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The award winning Museums are open to the public, 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm and are home to one of the largest and most historic pathology collections in the United Kingdom.

Surgeons’ Hall Museums reopened in 2015 after a major £4.4 million Heritage Lottery Funded redevelopment project. As one of the oldest Museums in Scotland, the collections grew from 1699 after 'natural and artificial curiosities' were publically sought, with the Playfair Building opening in 1832 to house the Barclay and Bell collections. Whilst the Museums were initially established as a medical teaching resource, all are now welcome to visit.

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Upcoming Events at Surgeons Hall Museums

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

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

Selected dates between 26th February 2022 - 30th October 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

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!
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Bone Handling Workshop for Adults

Bone Handling Workshop for Adults

16th July 2022

This interactive workshop at Surgeons Hall Museums on 16th July explores the wonders of the human skeleton.
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Moving Music and Human Anatomy

Moving Music and Human Anatomy

27th July 2022

Want to learn the bones of the human body? Moving Music offers fun and therapeutic musical experiences through the use of mixed percussion instruments.
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BSL Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

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

6th August 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Join us at Surgeons Hall Museums on our inaugural BSL walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town on 6th August!
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