"Under the archway outside the museum stand two collecting or poor boxes. Until the advent of the National Health Service in 1948, Barts was dependent on donations forr its survival and these boxes were designed to encourage generous giving"1.
Museum's sections display objects, instruments, archive's papers and work of art about the apothecary, surgical, nursing, educational and also sport histories of the hospital.
Visitors can also view the spectacular William Hogarth staircase.
More informations in the Museum's official website.
- Photos by Luca Borghi ti.supmacinu|ihgrob.l# | (July 2011), courtesy of Barts and The London NHS Archives.
- Locate the item on this Google Map
- Abernethy Cup
- Feeding tools for nursing
- The Hospital Chest
- The Wounded Soldier
- William Harvey's bust