Visit us


Discover more about the paintings, archives, objects and books featured on this website by searching our online archives & museum and library catalogues.


Visit the Royal College of Physicians' 500-year old collection of artifacts and artwork at our Regent's Park headquarters, situated on the east entrance of Regent's Park with easy access to central London.

Location, accessibility and journey planning information (including transport accessibility) is available on the RCP Visiting page.

Opening times

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

Please note we will be closed on the following days:

  • Wednesday 21 November 2018
  • Friday 21 to Wednesday 26 December 2018 inclusive
  • Monday 31 December
  • Tuesday 1 January
  • We will be open on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 December. 

Building tours

If you would like to explore the RCP headquarters, our multimedia guide is an easy to use handheld device with over 2 hours of films and images, featuring interviews with leading historians and experts to help you explore the RCP and the history of medicine as well as our displayed collections, architecture and garden. (Groups of 6 or more must book a guided tour).

It is available free from reception during opening hours: Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm.

Take a guided tour of the Royal College of Physicians to discover more about: