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Summer Holiday Activities at Florence Nightingale Museum

Interactive Performances 

Florence Nightingale Museum
Discover the story of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole in four interactive, family friendly performances at the Florence Nightingale Museum this summer. Find out their amazing stories - how Florence became famous as the Lady with the Lamp, and how Mary Seacole helped the British soldiers in the Crimean War. Come to the Museum to meet them and hear about their incredible adventures.

 

Meet Miss Nightingale

Wednesday 2nd & 16th August 

 

Meet Mary Seacole 

Saturday 12th & 26th August 

Performances start at 11.30, 12.30 and 2.00

 

Free with admission - No booking required

Free entry for Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital staff

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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Florence Nightingale Museum

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