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:
Our current exhibition – Ceaseless motion: William Harvey's experiments in circulation – explores the life, work and legacy of revolutionary anatomist William Harvey – the physician who revealed the secrets of circulation.
We are seeking to develop our collections and welcome all types of donations related to the history of medicine.
Museum location, accessibility and journey planning information (including transport accessibility) is available on the RCP visiting page.
The RCP's museum and gardens are open to the public Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm. We are not open at the weekend.
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:
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.