Tour

RCP Museum taster tour – history

4 September 2024
13:30 - 14:00
Free to all

Explore the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) 500-year history with an expert guide.

Explore the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) 500-year history with an expert guide.

Led by a member of the archives, heritage library and museum team, this guided tour journeys through our Grade I listed home on the edge of Regent's Park. We will examine historic tools of the doctors trade, past medical theories and introduce you to some fascinating characters from the RCP over the centuries.

Join us this lunchtime to discover stories from the history of the RCP and the history of medicine.


Garden tours

From April to October you can join a tour of our Medicinal Garden following the taster tour in the building. Led by one of our expert Garden Fellows from 2pm to explore the unique and bespoke collection of plants that offer living examples of the history of medicine from ancient Egypt to the life-saving prescription drugs of today.

To book, please call: +44(0)20 3075 1649 (ask for reception).

This listing is supplied by one of our museum partners and is not moderated by Art Fund.

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Address

Royal College of Physicians Museum

The Royal College Of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regents Park, London, Greater London, NW1 4LE
020 3075 1510

Free to all

Opening times

Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm and until 8pm on the first Thursday of the month.

Closed the month of August for maintenance and conservation work, public holidays and for RCP major events and ceremonies. Please check the 'Closure dates’ on our website before planning your visit.

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