Surgeons' Hall Museum

Type: History Museums, Museums, Science Museums

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh was founded in 1505 and the city has been an important location for medical research ever since. The museum here was originally designed as a teaching museum...  Read More


  • Museums: "Those with an interest in Edinburgh's darker side will want to seek out the death mask of the infamous body snatcher Burke and the pocket book fashioned from his skin."
  • Best for Museums Because: Fascinating and sometimes a little gruesome, Surgeon's Hall is certainly unique.

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