Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum †

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St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, Praed Street, London W2 1NY
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Thu 10:00-13:00 | Other times by appointment | Closed public holidays
PRICES
£2 (Adults), £1 (Concs, 5-16s), Free (Under 5s)

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Alexander Fleming Laboratory MuseumVisit this surprisingly humble laboratory in which Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. Now restored to the musty, dusty cramped conditions of September 1928, visitors can retrace the unforeseen emergence of a life-saving drug that changed the course of medical history.

A colourful collection of displays and videos retell his discovery. The reconstructed lab is both poignant and hugely authentic, peppered with old-fashioned scientific equipment and furnishings. The museum was opened in 1993 by St Mary’s NHS Trust and is a worthwhile, thought-provoking journey off the beaten track of London’s more customary attractions.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Paddington Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Edgware Road Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Paddington Railway Station
3 minutes walk
Marylebone Railway Station
11 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Colonnades NCP
1 minutes walk
Bell Street Car Park
6 minutes walk

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Hilton London Paddington Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £90† 34% off
Praed street, W2 | 2 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Just a footbridge away from Paddington Station, this is the perfect place to stay if you're coming or going on the Heathrow Express. Originally built in ... More
Hotel Indigo London Paddington
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £78† 33% off
16 London Street, W2 | 2 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Bright carpets, coloured glass and funky décor help create a warm welcome at this brand new hotel three minutes walk from Paddington - a useful transport ... More
Norfolk Towers Paddington
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £59† 38% off
34 Norfolk Place, W2 | 2 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Fully refurbished in 2014 and a few minutes walk of Hyde Park, this budget hotel is in a great location to explore sights and attractions. The ... More
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Subway Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Edgware Road Subway, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Take the pedestrian subway below Edgware Road and Harrow Road and you'll come across a hidden corner of culture in the Subway Gallery. Situated under landmarks ... More
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Mark Jason Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
After several years healthy trading since 2001, the Mark Jason Gallery moved premises to Edgware Road from New Bond Street. This is a great gallery founded ... More
St John's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hyde Park Crescent, Paddington, London W2 | 6 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
A fine example of 19th century early Gothic revival, this striking church boasts an upmarket address in Hyde Park Crescent. Immense, ornate windows monopolise the ... More
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The Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, Paddington, W2 | 1 minute from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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Lisson Gallery, 52-54 Bell Street, NW1 | 7 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
In his first London exhibition the acclaimed creator demonstrates his response to global events, literature and music through oil paintings and gouache on paper works....More
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Lisson Gallery, 52-54 Bell Street, NW1 | 7 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
North Westminster Community School North Wharf Road, Paddington, London W2 | 3 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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British Sports
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
157 Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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Currys.digital (formerly Dixons)
London > Shopping > Electronics
128 Queensway, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Large high street based retailer of electrical goods. Sells computers, cameras, hi-fis, mobiles, televisions, DVD players and related accessories. An excellent place for tourists to pick ... More
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London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
18 London Street, Paddington, London W2 | 2 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
63 Westbourne Grove, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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Kioskafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
31 Norfolk Place, W2 | 1 minute from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Inspired by the city-street kiosks of Europe, this small space from Monocle sells 300 newspapers and magazines from around the globe, Allpress coffee and a small ... More
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The Frontline Club
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
13 Norfolk Place, Paddington, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
The Frontline gets its name from it's attachment to the club above it, formed to support those serving on the frontline, whether through journalism, the diplomatic ... More
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City of Westminter College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
City of Westminster College , Paddington Green, Maida Vale, London W2 | 5 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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City of Westminster College (Evening Classes)
London > Education > Evening Classes
25 Paddington Green, Maida Vale, London W2 | 5 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Huge selection of vocational courses, in large, central London college. Good for computing. Opportunities to study for GCSEs and A-levels.... More
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Ross Nye's Riding Stables
London > Leisure > Activities
8 Bathurst Mews, Paddington, London W2 | 5 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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London > Leisure > Fitness
Hilton London Metropole, Edgeware Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 6 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 6 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
High up on a wall, behind the counter of this opulent, smart Victorian pub is a clock dated 1864. A framed copy of the Sun newspaper ... More
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27-29 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London W1H | 7 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Certainly one of the oddest and most patriotic pubs in London, The Windsor Castle is more a museum to the essence of old-fashioned Englishness than a ... More
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 11 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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Cubana
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Southwick Street, Paddington, London W2 | 3 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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27 Spring Street, Paddington, London W2 | 3 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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18 Edgeware Road, Sussex Gardens Corner, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Norfolk Place, Paddington, Paddington, London W2 | 1 minute from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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146 Praed Street, Paddington, Paddington, London W2 | 2 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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130 Sussex Gardens, Paddington, Paddington, London W2 | 2 minutes from Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
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