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Themed talks with Florence Nightingale

Join Florence Nightingale for a variety of themed talks on her life and passions.

Free with paid admission to the Florence Nightingale museum, upcoming talks cover topics from her life as a traveller, how she helped influence the designs of hospitals across Britain and Europe and her experiences in the Crimean War.

  • Florence the Traveller - 9th August
  • Florence and Hospitals - 10th September
  • Florence and the Scutari Museum - 23 October
  • Florence and the Crimean War Soldiers - 11 November

Just come along from 3.30pm on the selected days each month, there's no booking required. 

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.

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St Thomas’ Hospital, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EW