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Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

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Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

Hi, everybody. I would like to ask does United Kingdom have any museum or exhibition which is about medieval medicine?As I am very interested in medieval period history, i want to pick more information about that, thank you very much

Edited: 02 June 2013, 16:26
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1. Re: Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

http://www.thegarret.org.uk/index.htm

I don't think this is strictly what you are after, but the herb section of this museum might have things going back to medieval times. The old operating theatre itself is fascinating, specially if you catch a talk there, but it is a bit more modern that you are looking for.

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2. Re: Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

thank you very much, does it located in London?

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3. Re: Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

And I am curious that does the British museum have any exhibition is talking about history of medicine, to show items like medieval medical book, operational instrument or herb....etc?

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4. Re: Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

Try Kew Gardens and Chelsea Physic Garden. Both in London.

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5. Re: Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

Thanks for your reply. I have been Kew Garden before, but seems not any relevant to history of medicine

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6. Re: Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

yes, the old operating theatre is in London. See some reviews here

tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g186338-…

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7. Re: Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

At Kew, there is a walled garden (beside a Palace) which has many plants used for medicinal purposes. They are clearly labelled and say what illnesses the plants cured.

It's a big place - you must have missed it.

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Not sure it totally fits your brief, but have a look at the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds: http://www.thackraymedicalmuseum.co.uk/

Even though it's practically on my doorstep I haven't been yet. But with one of the exhibitions being called "Pain, Pus & Blood" it's now definitely going on my Bucket List...

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9. Re: Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

Look at:

http://www.medicalmuseums.org/

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10. Re: Does United Kingdom have any museum about medieval medicine

The Chelsea Physic Garden is a good call...

http://chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk/