The RSM organises a number of exhibitions each year which are open to the public and take place in the Library.

current exhibition:

Around the World: Medical journeys throughout the ages

Monday 20th August 2018 – Saturday 3rd November 2018.

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Join us to explore an exclusive range of journals, logs and records that date back to the 1700s. Follow voyages of world renowned physicians, surgeons, and nurses and experience the discoveries that have shaped our understanding of medicine first hand. 

Click here to download your entrance ticket to the exhibition. Please bring this ticket along with you upon your visit.




Admission free. Open to all.

Exhibition opening hours

Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10am - 4.30pm

Entrance to the exhibitions is free.


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Past exhibitions

Take a look at past exhibitions held at the RSM Library.


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Feature of the month

Each month, the RSM Library archives feature a particular highlight from the current exhibition, giving a fascinating insight into the history of the piece. 



contact us

The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE
T: +44 (0) 20 7290 2940 / 2941

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library opening hours

Monday - Thursday



24hr service
The library 1st floor and IT suite are available 24hrs a day.

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