The Florence Nightingale Museum

The Florence Nightingale Museum St Thomas’ Hospital 2 Lambeth Palace Rd. London SE1 7EW.

We are delighted to advise that The Florence Nightingale Museum which is housed in the St Thomas’ Hospital and is devoted to Florence Nightingale, covering her Victorian childhood, her life in the Crimean and her life as an ardent campaigner for health reform, will be re-opening for visitors on 12th May 2022 following the pandemic closure.

It is a wonderful place to take your family and learn of her exceptional work.  In the Museum, visitors learn more about the legacy of Florence Nightingale and her impact on nursing today. Highlights in the collection of the Museum include the writing slate she used as a child, her pet owl Athena and Nightingale’s important medicine chest.

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News from The Company of Nurses

Members of The Company of Nurses are enjoying a full programme of events on line and some in person. Many Nightingale Fellowship members already belong and enjoy meeting with nurses who trained across the country. For more information go to