Discover the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) 500-year-old collection of artifacts and artwork at our Regent's Park HQ.
Located in the RCP' s Grade I-listed 'modernist masterpiece', our museum collections have been gathered over 5 centuries since our foundation by Royal Charter of Henry VIII in 1518. At our Regent's Park home you can explore:
The RCP's museum and gardens are open to the public Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm. We are not open at the weekend.
Opening on 19 September 2018, 'This vexed question': 500 years of women in medicine will explore the histories of well-known pioneers and uncover previously hidden medical women.
The exhibition is free and will be open Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm, until 18 January 2019.
On the first Thursday of the month (except August) we are open until 8pm.
Please note that we are closed from 30 July to 31 August (including the Library Reading Room), reopening 3 September, and on the following days:
Museum location, accessibility and journey planning information (including transport accessibility) is available on the RCP visiting page.
Take a guided tour of the Royal College of Physicians and discover 500 years of history, art and medicine, our acclaimed Grade I listed building, and our medicinal garden.
We run a series of public events at the museum for all ages including exhibition openings, talks, lectures and workshops throughout the year inspired by the RCP museum collections, history and architecture.