Florence Nightingale Museum

 
 
ADDRESS
2 Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 7EW
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Daily 10:00-17:00 | Closed Good Friday, Easter Saturday & Sunday and Dec 22 to Jan 2
 
PRICES
£5.80 (Adult), £4.80 (Concessions)
 

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Florence Nightingale MuseumIt is only fitting that the Florence Nightingale Museum is housed inside the St. Thomas hospital - after all, Nightingale helped found the hospital in 1860. The famous nurse first came to fame serving during the Crimean War. Later, she had a prominent role in the training of fellow nurses and turned nursing into a respectable profession for women. She also worked to raise the standards of hospitals and the health care system, and published several books on hygiene. The Florence Nightingale Museum holds 53 of her 200 published works, as well as portraits of her and personal letters written during the Crimean War. There is also a life-size reconstruction of a Crimean ward scene and a 20-minute audio-visual presentation to showcase how she went from a quiet, introverted child to an internationally recognised figure.

 

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The Kiss Of Light: Nursing And Light Therapy In 20th-Century BritainThe Kiss Of Light: Nursing And Light Therapy In 20th-Century Britain2015-07-05T10:00:00+01002015-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Kiss Of Light: Nursing And Light Therapy In 20th-Century Britain
 

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LondonTown.com - Florence Nightingale Museum Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Library Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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