-SOLD OUT- Dissecting the Past with the Chirurgeon's Apprentice

Join the Chirurgeon's Apprentice for an afternoon of blood and guts as you explore the dissected specimens of the 18th-century-surgeon, John Hunter

London, England

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Join medical historian, Dr Lindsey Fitzharris of the Chirurgeon's Apprentice blog - along with bio-archaeologist, Victoria York-Edwards - for a detailed tour of one of the world's strangest museums: the Hunterian Collection at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Hear all about the horrors of early modern surgery while witnessing the devastating effects that diseases such as syphilis and tuberculosis could have on the human body. 

WARNING: Not for the faint-hearted! In lieu of a fee, we ask that you donate to LLTGL - Live Life then Give Life - to raise awareness about the shortage of organ donors in the UK. Please follow the link for more details: Just Giving/The Chirugeon's Apprentice


02:00 PM to 03:30 PM


The Hunterian Collection, Royal College of Surgeons
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3PE , England

Special instructions

Please gather at the entrance to the Hunterian Museum inside the Royal College of Surgeons. Entry for people who are wheelchair users or have a mobility problems that prevent them from climbing steps is through the entrance at the Nuffield College of Surgical Sciences building to the left of the main college where there is a wheelchair lift.

This event may not be suitable for young children.