DISCOVER FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MUSEUM
WHO WAS THE REAL LADY WITH THE LAMP?
Travel through three pavilions to relive Florence’s childhood, understand her experiences in the Crimean War and discover how she pioneered modern nursing practice. Her story is brought to life through unique collections, interactive displays and art installations
Located within St Thomas’ Hospital, just off Westminster Bridge, the museum was opened in 1989 and now forms a key part of London’s medical heritage. The collection consists of personal material associated with Florence Nightingale, items relating to the Crimean War and nursing artefacts. The museum archives include approximately 800 letters from Florence Nightingale and an important rare book collection of 284 titles.
More at Florence Nightingale Museum
‘The Girls Who Work and Strain’: Female Caregivers and Disciplinarians in First World War Britain
Florence Nightingale Museum - 15/11/2017 to 15/11/2017
Drawing on first-hand accounts from the men and women in the hospitals of WW1, this talk explores the relationships they created.
October Half Term at the Florence Nightingale Museum
Florence Nightingale Museum - 24/10/2017 to 28/10/2017
The Florence Nightingale Museum brings history to life this half term – literally.
Florence Nightingale Museum
St Thomas’ Hospital, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EW