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.
The RCP museum and gardens are open to the public Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm. We are not open at the weekend.
The museum and current exhibition are open until 8pm on the first Thursday of the month*. Entry is free and drop-in any time. A free guided tour of the current exhibition usually takes place at 6pm. Booking is recommended. Check the RCP's Eventbrite for more details of each event.
- Thursday 7 February
- Thursday 7 March
- Thursday 4 April
- Thursday 2 May
- Thursday 6 June - London Festival of Architecture
- Thursday 4 July
- Thursday 5 September
- Thursday 3 October
- Thursday 7 November
- Thursday 5 December
*Excludes August. January 2019 Museum Late will be a week later on Thursday 10 January.
Please note we will be closed on the following days in 2019:
- 25, 29 January
- 3 April
- 29 May
- 3, 17, 23 July
- 10, 24 September
- 12 November
The RCP is closed on public bank holidays.
Multimedia guided 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:
- 500 years of history, art and medicine
- Our acclaimed Grade I listed building
- Our medicinal garden