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Royal College of Physicians: Museum Late

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Royal College Of Physicians

11 Saint Andrews Place

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NW1 4LE

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Visit the Royal College of Physicians Museum after hours until 8pm on the first Thursday of the month.

Explore exhibitions, art, medical collections and more than 500 years of history at England's oldest medical college.

Censor's Room and Portraits at Royal College of Physicians


Discover remarkable collections, featuring everything from artworks by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Sir Thomas Lawrence and Dame Elisabeth Frink, to scarce anatomical preparations and extraordinary medical instruments, all housed in a grade 1 listed ‘modernist masterpiece’ designed by acclaimed architect Sir Denys Lasdun.


Boxed magneto-electric machine for nervous and other diseases from the Symons Collection, 1866–99 (c) Royal College of Physicians


See free temporary exhibitions from our award winning team, take a special curator-led tour, explore the intriguing permanent collections, join in themed activities or follow a heritage trail through half a millennium of intellectual life, examining the curious intersection of medicine, art and society.


Vesalius work on human anatomy of 1543


Highlights of any visit include:

  • priceless portraits and silver displayed throughout the building
  • medical rarities such as the Symons collection of self-care instruments and medical apparatus, the Hoffbrand collection of apothecary jars and the Prujean chest of surgical tools from the era of the English Civil War
  • a remarkable set of 17th-century human remains, providing a fascinating insight into dissection and discovery in anatomy
  • regular displays from our archive and rare books collections
  • a changing programme of acclaimed temporary exhibitions


For details of themed Museum Late events in 2019 click here to visit our 'What's On' homepage

Book your place and free curator-led tour on Eventbrite

Dates for 2019:

  • Thursday 4 April 2019
  • Thursday 2 May 2019
  • Thursday 6 June 2019 - Museum Late special part of the London Festival of Architecture
  • Thursday 4 July 2019
  • Thursday 5 September 2019
  • Thursday 3 October 2019
  • Thursday 7 November 2019
  • Thursday 5 December 2019



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