Regent's Park London
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Library, Archive and Museum Services

Museum

 

Discover the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) 500-year old collection of artifacts and artwork at our Regent's Park HQ.

 

Located in the RCP' s Grade I-listed 'modernist masterpiece', our museum collections have been gathered over 5 centuries since our foundation by Royal Charter of Henry VIII in 1518.

    Upcoming exhibitions

    Our next exhibition – Ceaseless motion: William Harvey's experiments in circulation – opens on the 19 January 2018 to coincide with the RCP's 500th anniversary, and explores the life, work and legacy of revolutionary anatomist William Harvey – the physician who revealed the secrets of circulation.

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    Museum blog

    Find out more about what's going on at the museum in our weekly blog.

    Visiting

    Museum location, accessibility and journey planning information (including transport accessibility) is available on the RCP visiting page.

    If you would rather discuss visiting arrangements with staff at the RCP please contact us via email at reception@rcplondon.ac.uk, or by telephone on +44 (0)20 3075 1363.  

    Opening times

    The RCP' museum and gardens are open to the public Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm. We are not open at the weekend.

    For all museum information and enquiries, please phone +44 (0)20 3075 1510 or email history@rcplondon.ac.uk.

    guided tour of the Royal College of Physicians and discover 500 years of history, art and medicine, our acclaimed Grade I listed building, and our medicinal garden. 

    Discover Medical London

    Let our specialist guided walks partners Discover Medical London lead you through the streets and stories that have made London a city of sickness and a city of cures for over 1,000 years with a series of themed walks of London’s medical streets and landmarks, including a visit to the Royal College of Physicians.