About this event

  • Date and time Thu 12 Mar 2020 from 10:30am to 6:00pm
  • Location The Gordon Museum of Pathology
  • Organised by History of Medicine Society

The Gordon Museum within Guy’s Hospital is the largest Medical Museum in the UK. Primarily a medical teaching resource, unique in continuing to accept new specimens, it houses significant historical, pathology specimens as well as the renown Towne anatomical wax models.

The Old Operating Theatre situated in the Herb Garret of the old St Thomas’s Church has a fascinating history. Conveniently situated for amongst other benefits, such as its soundproofing qualities, the facility was sealed up and completely forgotten for decades. Delight in the personal tour of this amazing building with expert Blue Badge guidance from Sue Weir.


View the programme

Meeting in the foyer of the Gordon Museum

Guided tour by Curator Bill Edwards


Light lunch (drinks included)

Tour of the Science Gallery
Take the short walk to the Old Operating Theatre

9a St Thomas St, London SE1 9RY

Tour and history of the Old Operating Theatre

Guided tour by Sue Weir, Blue Badge Guide and Medical Historian

Reconvene at The George Pub

75-77 Borough High Street, London SE1 1NH


The Gordon Museum of Pathology, Hodgkin Building Guy's Campus King’s College, London, SE1 1UL

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