MLA accredited museum

Discover the Royal College of Physicians in Regent’s Park – England’s oldest medical college.

500 years of medical history in London’s finest modernist building.

'How surreal to have a 17th century panelled room in a building from the 1960s'
–  A visit to the RCP museum and garden –  watch the film

Visit us Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm, excluding public holidays. Entry is free.

Visiting and tours

Visit us or book a tour to explore our museum, medicinal garden and architecture. We are open Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm excluding public holidays. Entry is free.

Visiting and tours

Garden

We have had a medicinal garden since 1965. It was extensively replanted in 2005–6. We currently have over 1,300 plants from the history of medicine.

Garden

Museum

Our portraits, silver and medical instrument collections, accumulated over nearly 500 years, are displayed throughout our headquarters in Regent’s Park.

Museum

Exhibitions

Our award-winning exhibitions highlight treasures from the museum, archive and rare books collections.

Exhibitions

Architecture

Since its foundation, the RCP has had five buildings in London. The current building in Regent’s Park was designed by Sir Denys Lasdun and opened in 1964.

Architecture and buildings

Events

Our programme of public lectures, events and open days.

Events