Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their new walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

About Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

22nd June 2018
23rd June 2018
29th June 2018
plus 7 more date(s), see below for more info
7pm - 9pm
Various Locations Edinburgh
£9 - £12
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Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their new walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town.

We will take you through the highs and lows of Edinburgh’s world renowned medical history. Discover the intrigues, rivalries and dedication to the cause as our guide leads you through the sites where anatomists, surgeons and physicians worked, operated and squabbled in the quest for medical advancement.

Drawn from the archives at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh you will hear little known accounts of iconic writers, chloroform tea parties, pioneering women, grave robbing and of course Britain’s first serial killers the infamous Burke and Hare.

Hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.

Friday evening tours will last approximately 70mins and include exclusive private evening access to Surgeons Hall Museums following the tour until 9pm.

Age restrictions: 10+

Tickets must be booked in advance.

Additional Dates: 23 June 2018, 29 June 2018, 30 June 2018, 06 July 2018, 07 July 2018, 13 July 2018, 14 July 2018, 20 July 2018, 21 July 2018

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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