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.

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)