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Museums and archives

St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospitals both have long and important histories. The hospital museums tell the stories of these renowned institutions, celebrate their achievements and explain their place in history.

Both hospitals hold archives which consist of the documents and records that need to be permanently preserved for legal, financial and historical purposes.


Lecture by Dr Richard Cork - Mercy, Madness, Pestilence and Death: art and hospitals from the Renaissance to the twentieth century
Wednesday 9 April 2008 @ 6pm
The Great Hall, North Wing, St Bartholomew's Hospital


1757 - The London opens in its new location in Whitechapel.
1757 - The London opens in its new location in Whitechapel.

The old meets the new - the new hospital rises as The Royal London celebrates its 250th anniversary