Most of us have had to take antibiotics at some point in our lives. But how did people protect themselves from horrible diseases like the Plague and Typhoid without them? We will look at some rather strange preventions that were thought to help as well as some truly horrible remedies and cures - some good, some not so much!!


Chertsey Museum

The Cedars, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8AT



Opening times

Tue - Fri 12.30pm to 4.30pm. Sat 11am to 4pm

Our research room & archives are open, without the need for an appointment, on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons

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