Anatomical Museum
The entrance of the Anatomical Museum

The Anatomical Museum is open to the public on select days only and we hold other related events from time to time. Here you will find the dates of our open days and further information about the museum prior to your visit.


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.

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.