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The Old Operating Theatre Museum is one of the most unusual museums in London. The Operating Theatre is the oldest in Europe and found in a unique space in the Herb Garret of St Thomas Church, and was part of old St Thomas Hospital.

The Museum is currently reorganising its Charitable Trust, changing to a Charitable Incorporate Organisation in May.
It is appointing a General Manager and the current Director is changing roles to Creative Director.

Pathology Trail at Museum

Museum Virtual Tour!

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Whats On at the Museum

Museum Report - The Latest Trustees' Report

The Old Operating Theatre Museum is listed as:

 101 things to do in London

Museum Video - "Medicine at the Movies" project awarded a commendation in the category "Digital Access on Site" at the Jodi Awards

What They Said About us - 'Highlight of my trip to London' Tripadvisor. 'Best Museum Entrance we have ever seen!'

'Coolest Thing I ever Stumbled upon!'

London in your lunchbreak - Daily Telegraph article

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NEW MUSEUM VIRTUAL TOUR

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OLD PANORAMIC TOURS OF THE MUSEUM

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Ante Chamber Tour

The Herb Tour

NEWS FROM THE MUSEUM

London Burkers

Kirsty Chilton, co-stars in this tale of the Resurrection Men by Entropy Orchard Productions

Museum Report

The Trustees' Report for 2013

Annual Accounts for last final year

What They Said About us

Reviews and comment

 

Patient's Story

The Unknown Case

of Benjamin Gidliffe

by I. K. Serumaga

Arts Engagement

Exhibitions and talks

Museum Lease

The Museum has signed a 120 year lease, securing the long-term future of the Museum for the first time.

50th Anniversary

2012 was the 50th Anniversary of the foundation of the Museum on 27th October 1962. Click here for information

Museum Movie

wins Jodl award

Other Videos

Medical London Series

News from the Museum

Museum Newsletter etc.

Reports and Policies

Recent Museum reports and policy documents

Restoration!

Photos of the

Church restoration

Literary Quotes

Poem by Thomas Lynch

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I-Exhibitions

Pdfs of museum

displays

The Shard

Slide Show

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