Anatomical Museum

Visit the Anatomical Museum in 2018

The museum and lecture theatre will be open on the following dates

Saturday October 27th  (between 10-4pm with last entry 3:30pm)

Free with no advance booking required.

Things to do when you visit - Kids quiz: find the hidden LEGO skeletons, complete the hidden word and take home a sticker! Browse the pop up shop for anatomy themed gifts. Try your knowledge of anatomy with our anatomy questionaire. Tell us what you thought of your visit in our museum feedback form.

 

Saturday November 24th  (between 10-4pm with last entry 3:30pm)

Free with no advance booking required.

Things to do when you visit - Kids quiz: find the hidden LEGO skeletons, complete the hidden word and take home a sticker! Browse the pop up shop for anatomy themed gifts. Try your knowledge of anatomy with our anatomy questionaire. Tell us what you thought of your visit in our museum feedback form.

 

CLOSED - December 2018 - The end of the month comes within the statutory University of Edinburgh Christmas closure period.

 

2019 - Our next open day will be at the end of January with more details to be added here in due course.

 

At other times the museum is a study space for medical students and there is no visitor access.  You can like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter to keep up with news and events.

 

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How to find us

Our address is Doorway 3, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG.

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Accessibility

Please note: The museum and lecture theatre have limited evacuation facilities for people who may require assistance to evacuate, typically restricted mobility. In the event of an emergency, visitors must be able to either self-evacuate using stairs or self-transfer to an evacuation chair. Please contact the museum directly at Anatomy.Edinburgh@ed.ac.uk if you require further information.

Restrictions

Due to the law which governs the display of human remains, strictly no photography or filming is permitted in the museum. Please note, under 16s should be accompanied by an adult.  Parents are asked to use their own discretion when deciding to bring younger children to the Anatomical Museum.

Stairs

There are six flights of stairs up to the museum. The route will be well signposted. There is a lift to the museum (3rd floor) and the anatomy lecture theatre and elephant skeletons (1st floor). Staff will be on hand to help visitors who require to use the lift during events and open days.

Wheelchair access

A ramp allows access through Doorway 3 and the lift is on the right. Staff will be on hand to assist wheelchair visitors during events and open days. Please ask the museum staff for assistance.

Car parking

There are two disabled parking spaces in the courtyard in front of the museum entrance at Doorway 3.

Toilets

The toilets incuding easy access on the ground floors. Please ask the museum staff for assistance.