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Florence Nightingale Museum

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The Florence Nightingale Museum celebrates the life and work of one of the best known figures in nursing history and one of Britain's great Victorians who truly changed the world. Located within St Thomas’ Hospital, the museum was opened in 1989 and...more
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Gassiott House 2 Lambeth Palace Road | Gassiott House, St. Thomas' Hospital, London SE1 7EW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with young children as our eldest is learning about Florence Nightingale at school and she is fascinated by her. £15 entrance fee wasn't bad. Loved being able to leave coats etc in lockers. We had the children's activity sheet to complete which was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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daveg1987, General Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting and thank you for your kind review. We hope your daughter’s studies go well, do let us know if we can help progress her interest in Nightingale. We hope to see you all again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s £7.50 per person and to be quite honest it’s not worth that. It took us about one hour to get around it and you had to read everything to stretch it out. Would we go back? NO. When you compare it with other museums...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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daveg1987, General Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're sorry and a little surprised to hear that you did not feel the £7.50 entrance fee offered value for money. As a small independent charity which receives no funding from government or elsewhere, (unlike many of the museums in London), we need to charge...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this small but interesting museum in the grounds of St Thomas's Hospital. Learnt many facts about Florence Nightingale which I did not know prior to my visit. I liked the Spanish Flu exhibition of 1918 as I had no idea that this flu was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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daveg1987, General Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the museum and particularly the Spanish Flu exhibition which we are very proud of. You are right. A lot of nurse do enjoy our museum, but just like you a lot of non-nurses...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum is tucked away in St Thomas's Hospital. It tells the story of Florence Nightingale in considerable detail and has quite a few items which she used to own. She was much more than just the lady with the lamp and her influence...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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daveg1987, General Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review and thank you for visiting. We're glad you enjoyed finding out more about Florence and enjoyed the Spanish Flu exhibition too. Our temporary exhibition is certainly proving to be very popular! We really appreciate it when people take the...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

As my wife is a nurse, we thought it would be a good place to visit. We used the Days Out 2 for 1 with train tickets to get half price entry which made it good value. The museum is small but the displays are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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daveg1987, Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for visiting. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit and got a bargain too! The Spanish Flu exhibition is proving to be very popular and our costumed performers are always appreciated too. They appear one or twice per month in addition to school...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Let me say up front that I'm not a nurse. (Maybe that's why the least interesting part of the exhibits were those showing nurses from Nightingale's time to the present.) What really grabbed my attention were the outstanding multi-media exhibits on the flu epidemic of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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daveg1987, Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We really appreciate you taking the time to do this as it helps our small charity so much. The Spanish Flu exhibition is proving very popular with all sorts of visitors.

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

I mainly wanted to go to the museum because I am a nurse but my husband seemed to really enjoy the museum as well. Although the space is not particularly large there is all kinds of information on the history of nursing and health care...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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daveg1987, General Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

We are so pleased to hear that both you and your husband enjoyed the Museum. You're right! We've crammed a lot of information into a small space. Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 26 October 2018

will admit went to this museum more or less as a favor my wife( a nurse for many years) and found it interesting...very small....an hour is more then enough time....but it does hold your interest....exhibit on Spanish flu is good..and look close you see that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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daveg1987, General Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

We're glad you enjoyed our Museum. Thank you for the positive review. You are right. "Nurses love it". Thankfully a lot of other people do to and particularly since the addition of our "Spanish Flu" exhibition, or on the days when we have a character...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

I went along to the Florence Nightingale Museum at St Thomas's Hospital. I was particularly attracted as it had a special section to mark the centenary of the awful Flu Epidemic of 1918-20. The main exhibition is a bit like a maze, arranged as a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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daveg1987, General Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for visiting. It sounds like you were able to glean a lot of information during your visit from our small museum and we're pleased to hear that you found much of this interesting. We're sorry to hear that you found the layout confusing,...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I had visited at the recommendation of my nursing friends. I think it’s a great place for school field trips. The staff puts together very interactive presentations and the elementary school kids I saw were captivated. As an adult there were a bunch of things...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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daveg1987, General Manager at Florence Nightingale Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

We're sorry to hear that you feel disappointed but glad you found some elements and found some interest. Thankfully that's quite ususual, as most of our visitors, particularly those who are nurses really enjoy the Museum. I hope you don't mind if I take the...More

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1 October 2016|
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Response from Wendy M | Reviewed this property |
I went by myself and spent just over 1.5 hours, itcdependsvon how much you read and what your interests are. The time you said is more than enough. Enjoy!
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You should not have trouble with getting the ticket at the door. It's a small museum and advanced purchase is not necessary. Please take the time you will enjoy learning all about Florence Nightingale!! It's a small... More
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