Florence Nightingale Museum

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A small museum within the grounds of St. Thomas’ Hospital, celebrating the life and legacy of change-making nurse and statistician Florence Nightingale.

Insider Tip

The museum is currently only open one weekend a month due to the ongoing repercussions of the pandemic. It also runs a ‘Florence Nightingale’s London’ walking tour once a month.

Atlas Obscura
The Florence Nightingale Museum is home to the famous nurse's most treasured belonging, her beloved pet owl.  View full review from Atlas Obscura
Lonely Planet
This small but excellent museum looks back at the life and legacy of Florence Nightingale (1820–1910), who led a team of nurses to Turkey in 1854 during the Crimean War. View full review from Lonely Planet
Compact, highly visual, and engaging, this museum on the grounds of St. Thomas's hospital is dedicated to Florence Nightingale. View full review from Fodor's
Address: 2 Lambeth Palace Rd, London, England SE1 7EW
Phone: +44 20 7188 4400
Hours: Closed