Hunterian Museum

 
 
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35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A 3PE 
 
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Hunterian MuseumThe Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the Hunterian Museum collection is open to all and was amassed over four centuries by a cast of colourful characters including John Hunter (1728-1793). It offers a fascinating mix of comparative anatomy and pathology specimens. There are complete skeletons, bones, skulls and teeth, dried preparations, corrosion casts and wax teaching models. Visitors can also examine historical and modern surgical and dental instruments and technologies, as well as paintings, drawings and sculpture. Also within the college, the Wellcome Museums of Anatomy and Pathology are teaching collections, available to qualified practitioners and students of medicine, nursing and related subjects.

 

Hunterian Museum events

 
War, Art And Surgery: Andrew Graham-Dixon On Henry TonksWar, Art And Surgery: Andrew Graham-Dixon On Henry TonksArt historian Andrew Graham-Dixon examines Henry Tonks' remarkable watercolours documenting the facial injuries suffered by servicemen during the First World War.4th February 2015Wednesday 4th February 2015 Where:
Hunterian Museum, 35-43  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3PE
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War, Art And Surgery: Andrew Graham-Dixon On Henry Tonks
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Wednesday 4th February 2015 - 7pm-9pm
Art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon examines Henry Tonks' remarkable watercolours documenting the facial injuries suffered by servicemen during the First World War.
From The Western Front To Afghanistan: Transforming Military Medicine For A CenturyFrom The Western Front To Afghanistan: Transforming Military Medicine For A CenturyA historian and a surgeon discuss how the reorganisation of Britain's military medical organisation on the Western Front was so successful that it provided the infrastructure for much of the military medical provision for the century that followed.10th February 2015Tuesday 10th February 2015 Where:
Hunterian Museum, 35-43  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3PE
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From The Western Front To Afghanistan: Transforming Military Medicine For A Century
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 1pm-2pm
A historian and a surgeon discuss how the reorganisation of Britain's military medical organisation on the Western Front was so successful that it provided the infrastructure for much of the military medical provision for the century that followed.
In The Saddle: Horse Doctors At War.In The Saddle: Horse Doctors At War.During WW1, thousands of horses served with the British Army, as exemplified in the film 'War Horse'; but the service of veterinary surgeons or 'horse doctors' has been overlooked. This lecture will consider some of the veterinary aspects of the war.17th March 2015Tuesday 17th March 2015 Where:
Hunterian Museum, 35-43  Lincoln's Inn Fields      WC2A 3PE
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In The Saddle: Horse Doctors At War.
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 17th March 2015 - 1pm-2pm
During WW1, thousands of horses served with the British Army, as exemplified in the film 'War Horse'; but the service of veterinary surgeons or 'horse doctors' has been overlooked. This lecture will consider some of the veterinary aspects of the war.
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Holborn Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
City Thameslink Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Rail
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Hunterian Museum

Near Hunterian Museum
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  35% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 3 minutes from Hunterian Museum
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Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £267  38% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 4 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £142  30% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 5 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest Hunterian Museum

Nearest to Hunterian Museum
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Hunterian Museum
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Hunterian Museum
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Hunterian Museum
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Hunterian Museum

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hunterian Museum
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Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Hunterian Museum
A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. ... More
 
 
 
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Temple Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the ... More
 
 
 
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Two Temple Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Temple Place, WC2R | 6 minutes from Hunterian Museum
With its castle like faƧade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 
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Near Hunterian Museum
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Hunterian Museum
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 11 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 13 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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Near Hunterian Museum
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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Hunterian Museum
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Hunterian Museum
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Hunterian Museum
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Hunterian Museum

The best shops and markets near Hunterian Museum
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Hunterian Museum
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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Ede & Ravenscroft
London > Shopping > Clothing
93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and holds ... More
 
 
 
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London Silver Vaults
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Hunterian Museum
This is a collection of thirty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Hunterian Museum

What are the best dining options near Hunterian Museum London?
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Coopers
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
49A Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Hunterian Museum
Modern European cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Fields Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 2 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Benugo, the restaurant group set up by Ben Warner in 1998, adds to its London cafe and restaurants opening Fields Bar & Kitchen in place of ... More
 
 
 
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Roka Aldwych
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
71 Aldwych, WC2B | 2 minutes from Hunterian Museum
One of two new Roka restaurants to open in 2014, Roka Aldwych occupies a huge space with over 150 covers both at the bar and in ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Hunterian Museum

Near Hunterian Museum
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 6 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Hunterian Museum
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Hunterian Museum

Hunterian Museum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Hunterian Museum
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 3 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, WC1X | 7 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Hunterian Museum

The best pubs near London Hunterian Museum.
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Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Hunterian Museum
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The Castle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26 Furnival Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Hunterian Museum
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Cittie of Yorke
London > Nightlife > Pubs
22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
 
 
 
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Hunterian Museum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 5 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Hunterian Museum
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Hunterian Museum
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Hunterian Museum

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Hunterian Museum.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Surgeons
London > Business > Venue Hire
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | Same location as Hunterian Museum
The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Hunterian Museum
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The Royal Courts of Justice
London > Business > Venue Hire
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Hunterian Museum
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Jongleurs Comedy Club
Comedy | On 31st January 2015 

Sway 4 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

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London School Of Samba Show
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st January 2015 

Guanabara 6 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

Samba dance ensemble with Guanabara All-Stars, percussion from Basil and DJ D-Vyzor supplying Latin and classic funk and soul....More

The Boat Show Comedy Club
Comedy | On 31st January 2015 

HMS President 9 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

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Close To My Heart: William S. Burroughs. Urgent Issues Of Our Times
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

October Gallery 9 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

A panel of ecologists, scientists and artists, speak on themes that William S.Burroughs was passionate about and addressed in his ...More

Pre Columbian Art From Mexico: Talk
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

An opportunity to discover more about the Museum's exhibits....More

Exploring Egyptian Mummies
Kids Events | On 31st January 2015 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

Explore digital techniques used by museum scientists to uncover the secrets of the ancient Egyptians....More

Coco Loco
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th March 2015 

Salsa! 11 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

DJ Jorge Andre plays Latin, pop and commercial floor-fillers....More

Salsa: Latin Krazy Classes
Sporting Events | Until 28th March 2015 

Salsa! 11 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

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Salsa: Salsa Rapido 1-Day Intensive Course For Beginners
Sporting Events | Until 28th March 2015 

Salsa! 11 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

Courses are led by Alistair Sadler of The Streetbeat Salsa Co....More

G-A-Y
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th March 2015 

Heaven 12 minutes walk from Hunterian Museum

Dance, pop and regular special performances from chart stars and X Factor finalists....More

 

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