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Easter at the Florence Nightingale Museum

Meet Florence Nightingale

Saturday 13 April

Meet Florence Nightingale and hear all about how she became known as the 'Lady with the Lamp' and helped the soldiers and nurses during the Crimean War. You can see the actual lamp she carried during the Crimean War and also meet her pet owl, Athena!

Performances at 11.30, 13.30 & 15.00


Easter Egg Hunt

Thursday 18 April - Monday 22 April

This Easter join us for our Easter egg hunt. Have fun exploring the Museum as you look for hidden Easter eggs. Find all the eggs and pick up your chocolate prize!

And over the Easter holidays enter our Easter egg drawing competition for your chance to win a Vlad and the Florence Nightingale Adventure book and Activity Book.

All activities free with paid admission.

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