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The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret


Hidden in the roof of a church, a 300-year old herb garret houses the only surviving 19th century operating theatre, complete with wooden operating table and observation stands, from which spectators witnessed surgery performed without anaesthetic or antiseptics.

Admission: £6.50

Opening Times:
Monday 14.00-16.45
Tuesday - Sunday 10.30-16.45
Museum closes at 17.00.

Getting There

Nearest Station: London Bridge

9a St Thomas Street,

Phone number: +44 (0)207 188 2679

Website: www.oldoperatingtheatre.com

Disabled Access

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