Visit the Royal College of Physicians Museum on the first Thursday of the month anytime until 8pm

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. Join an exhibition tour, take a multimedia guided tour and enjoy our Grade I listed building.


  • our portraits and silver displayed throughout our headquarters in Regent’s Park
  • medical collections on display including the Symons collection, the Hoffbrand collection of apothecary jars and the Prujean chest of surgical instruments
  • our extraordinary set of 17th-century human remains - John Finch's anatomical tables give a fascinating insight into dissection and discovery in anatomy
  • regular displays from our archive and rare books collections
  • our award-winning exhibitions and events highlighting treasures from the historical collections


Museum Lates are free and open to all. Museum location, accessibility and journey planning information is available on the RCP visiting page.

Forthcoming 2019 Museum Lates:

Thursday 5 September, 5.30-8pm

Thursday 10 October, 5.30-8pm (a week later than usual)

Thursday 7 November, 5.30-8pm

Thursday 5 December, 5.30-8pm

Free exhibition tour at 6pm, Pre-booking is not required but is advised for the exhibition tour or if you are visiting in a large group. For more information email

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