Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am-4:30pm, check before going Location: St Augustine with St Philip's Church, Newark Street, London E1 2AA Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Access: free Website address: http://www.bartshealth.nhs.uk/rlhmuseum
The London Hospital (founded 1740) became Britain's largest voluntary hospital. Its story is told in the crypt of St Philip's Church. Exhibits feature dentistry, surgery, paediatrics, nursing, the NHS, uniforms, helicopter ambulance, x-rays and videos. The lives and works of individuals such as Edith Cavell, Eva Luckes, Sydney Holland and Joseph Merrick (The 'Elephant Man') are also featured.