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Meet Miss Nightingale - Performance

Come and meet Florence Nightingale, the mother of modern nursing, one of our greatest Victorians and a female icon.  Hear all about how she became known as the “Lady with the Lamp” and discover how she became a nurse against her parents’ wishes, why she went to the Crimean War and how she improved the conditions for ordinary soldiers and nurses.

Performances at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.00pm.

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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