Royal College of Physicians Museum

London, NW1 4LE

The museum collections include portraits of medical personalities from the 16th century onwards by some of Britain's most eminent artists and sculptors; rare medical instruments and artefacts including the Symons collection and the Victor Hoffbrand collection of apothecary jars and ceremonial silver.

Collections are displayed throughout the acclaimed Grade I listed 1960s building designed by Sir Denys Lasdun, which also hosts temporary exhibitions. The archive and rare books library are open to researchers by appointment.

Venue information

Opening times

Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm Closed weekends, bank holidays and for ceremonies.
2018 extended opening hours: open until 8pm first Thursday of the month.
Please visit the Royal College of Physicians Museum website for further details.

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