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Free entry - booking recommended

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

Admission Free

The Hunterian Museum is free to everyone. Pre-booking tickets is recommended to avoid having to queue at busy times.

For groups of 10 or more book here.

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Curator Highlights Tour

There is a weekly Curator Highlights Tour every Wednesday afternoon, 2:15pm, no booking required, but please note the 12 places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Please request a ticket from the main Reception Desk on your arrival.

The tour lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Please be aware there will be no tour on Wednesday 10 July, due to a College event. 

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.

By coach

There is no coach park in Lincoln's Inn Field. Visit Transport for London's website for details about coach parking in London.

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


Photography is permitted for personal use only. 

Please respect the human remains displayed in the museum and do not post close ups of them on social media.

No photography for commercial use permitted and no flash photography.

Group Visits

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