Royal London Hospital Museum

The London Hospital (founded 1740) became Britain's largest voluntary hospital. Its story is told in the crypt of St Philip's Church. Exhibits feature dentistry, surgery, paediatrics, nursing, the NHS, uniforms, helicopter ambulance, x-rays and videos. The lives and works of individuals such as Edith Cavell, Eva Luckes, Sydney Holland and Joseph Merrick (The 'Elephant Man') are also featured.

Visit our website for more information. Our collections are now searchable online.

Contact Us

The Royal London Hospital Museum
St. Philip's Church
Newark Street
London E1 2AA
Tel. 0207 377 7608

Visitor Information

Opening Hours
Tuesday-Friday 10:00-16:30
Closed public holidays and adjacent days, Christmas-New Year.

No admission charge, but donations welcomed.
Small shop selling postcards, greetings cards and publications.

Accessibility: Wheelchair access.

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