Event Overview

RPS and the London Museums of Health and Medicine: Up Close and Medical

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, London

Event Summary

Get Up Close and Medical with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the London Museums of Health and Medicine!

Fascinated by the history of healthcare? Then join us for an afternoon extravaganza, bringing together a host of London's medical museums and heritage organisations at this free drop-in event.

Why attend?

  • Handle objects relating to the history of medicine

  • Try your hand at surgical suturing

  • Insert a breathing tube into our long-suffering mannequin

  • Step back in time and use a Victorian pill machine

  • Test your hand hygiene with special GloGerm gel

  • See beautiful hand-coloured medical texts dating back to the 1400s

and much more!

All welcome, members and non-members, there is no booking required.

Please note there will be photography at this event.