500 years of medicine: Discover Medical London Walking Tours

Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrew’s Place, Regent’s Park, London
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Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrew’s Place, Regent’s Park, London

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Great Portland Street 0.14 miles



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How did one of the world's greatest cities become a capital of medicine?

Find out in a series of weekly, individually-themed medical history guided walks and tours, brought to you in association with the Royal College of Physicians, England's oldest medical college, celebrating its 500th anniversary in 2018.

Join Discover Medical London's team of professional guides as they lead you through the streets and stories that have made London a centre of sickness and home to healing across the centuries.

From blue-blooded royalty to body snatchers, anatomists to anaesthetists, physicians, pharmacists and the founders of the NHS.

Encounter the fascinating people and places that have made medical London.

All walks commence at 2pm on Thursdays between May and October at the Royal College of Physicians and last around 2½ to 3 hours including a highlights tour of the college, its museum, garden and collections.

Find our calendar of individually themed tours and book your place online.


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