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Free entry - please book

Tuesday to Saturday: 10am – 5pm

The Royal College of Surgeons of England - a large building with six storeys built out of white stone, with a six columned, two storey entrance porch

Royal College of Surgeons of England's Lincoln's Inn Fields building

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 10am–5pm
(recommended last entry 4 pm)

Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed

Holiday Season: The Hunterian Museum will be closed on Friday 22 December 2023, to Monday 1 January 2024. It will reopen at 10am on Tuesday 2 January 2024.

Admission Free

Please book advance tickets to reserve entry.

Themed Curator Tour

There is a weekly Themed Curator Tour every Thursday afternoon, 2:15pm. 

To book a place on this tour, please book a standard museum entry ticket for anytime on a Thursday and reserve your space at reception on arrival. 

The tour lasts approximately 30 minutes. 

Getting Here

By tube 

Nearest underground stations are Holborn (Piccadilly and Central lines) and Temple (District and Circle lines).

Use the Transport for London Journey Planner to find the quickest route to the Museum.

By train

The Museum is a short taxi or underground journey from most major rail stations. The nearest railway station is Charing Cross.

By bus

Several bus routes stop near the Museum. Visit Transport for London's website for details.

By road

There is no parking on-site. There is metered public parking in the surrounding area. The nearest NCP carpark is London Bloomsbury Square.

Additional information is available on the Royal College of Surgeons of England AccessAble Access Guide.

Group Visits

To arrange visits for 8 or more people contact [email protected]

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