Old Operating Theatre Museum

9a St Thomas St, London SE1 9RY
9a Saint Thomas Street London England SE1 9RY GB

Hidden away in the attic of 1703 St Thomas’ Church and only accessible by a narrow 32 steps staircase, The Old Operating Theatre Museum is the oldest surgical theatre in Europe still in existence. Dating from 1822 it is an incredible survivor from the period of surgery before the introduction of anaesthetics and antiseptics.

Opening Times: Monday-Sunday 10.30am-5pm Dec 15th-Jan 5th Christmas closure

Costs: Full £6.50 Conc (student, over 60, unemployed) £5 child (under 16) £3.50 family £14

Photo Credits: © Dazeley

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