Anatomical Museum
The entrance of the Anatomical Museum

The Anatomical Museum is usually open to the public on the last Saturday of the month, from 10:00 to 16:00 (last entry 15:30). We are not open during the months of June and July.

Next Open Day

Saturday 28th October (10am - 4pm, last entry 3:30pm). Free Entry. No advance booking required.

The skeleton of Burke viewed on the new Anatomical Museum app

Take a virtual tour around the Anatomical Museum and the Medical School at Teviot Place with our app.

Download the app on iTunes (iOS) or Google Play (Android)

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George Buchanan's skull

The collection of the Anatomical Museum consists of approximately 12,000 objects, which illustrate the story of 300 years of teaching Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh.

Anatomical Museum skull room

The Edinburgh Medical School was established in 1726 and was originally located on the site of the University’s Old College.