Surgeons Hall Museum

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Surgeons Hall Museum: Scotland's largest medical museum houses one of the most significant surgical collections in the world. William Playfairs outstanding Pathology Museum, the oldest in Britain, contains human anatomical and pathological specimens from the late 18th century. Other objects, images and artworks trace surgerys fascinating history from Roman times to the present including the breakthrough discoveries of antisepsis and anaesthesia, the curious development of false teeth and the chilling Burke and Hare murders. 'Sport, Surgery and the Well Being' highlights the benefits of sports and exercise medicine and gives you the chance to test your skill as a surgeon on the keyhole surgery training unit.

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The museum is located within the campus of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The entrance to the Museum is located at 9 Hill Square, although visitors can enter via the main college entrance on Nicolson Street where they will be directed to Hill Square via the main building.

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12:00 - 16:0012:00 - 16:0012:00 - 16:0012:00 - 16:0012:00 - 16:00--

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£4.00£2.00

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Address: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Surgeons Hall, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Lothian, EH8 9DW, UK
Phone: +44 131 5271649
Email: museum@rcsed.ac.uk

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