Florence Nightingale Museum

Florence Nightingale Museum
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Address:
Florence Nightingale Museum, St. Thomas’ Hospital, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, WaterlooSE1 7EW
Tel:
Work 0207 620 0374
Web:
florence-nightingale.co.uk

Opening times and price

Opening hours:
10 AM to 5 PM (Mon-Sun); Last entry 30 mins before closing
Ticket cost:
Adults £7.50; Children £3.80 (5-15); Infants free entry (under-5); Family ticket £15.00
Visiting hours and entry charges are subject to change
Time required:
A typical visit to Florence Nightingale Museum lasts 30-45 mins (approx)

Getting to Florence Nightingale Museum

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12, 53, 76, 77, 148, 159, 211, 341, 363, 381, 543, 507, C10, RV1
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Trains:
Lambeth North BKL, Waterloo BKL JUB NRN W&C, Westminster CRC DSC JUB
The nearest train station to Florence Nightingale Museum is Waterloo
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The Florence Nightingale Museum is housed inside St. Thomas’s Hospital, a short walk from Westminster Bridge.

Florence is widely regarded as the world’s first professional nurse, and St. Thomas’s is where she founded the first nurses’ training school in 1860.

The exhibit spans her entire life with personal letters, furniture and clothing from her premises – including her stuffed owl Athena. There is also a lot about her work with injured soldiers during the Crimean War, when she persuaded the authorities to set up a field hospital in Turkey. It was during this time that she earned the title lady with the lamp.

 
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If you enjoy this then try: Hunterian Museum (walk it in 22 mins or catch a train from Waterloo to Hunterian Museum); Old Operating Theatre (walk it in 28 mins or catch a train from Waterloo to Old Operating Theatre) and Science Museum (catch the tube from Waterloo to Science Museum).

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