Free family trails, worksheets and drawing materials are available in the gallery throughout the year
Wednesday 19 February, 11am, 2pm, 3.30pm
Barber Surgeon: leeches, lancets and blood-letting
Meet Rory McCreadie, a Barber-Surgeon from the 17th century, and his pet leeches! From blood-letting to amputation, Rory reveals the gory secrets of surgery from centuries past.
Tickets £2, ages 6+ (children must be accompanied), booking required on 020 7869 6568.
Free entry for RCS fellows and members plus a guest (please call to reserve places).
Thursday 20 February, 11am or 2pm
A Young Person’s Guide to the Hunterian
Why might Jonathan Wild have had ‘his leg pulled’? How many tails does this lizard have? What went on in John Hunter’s house? Have all these questions and more answered on our family friendly tours.
Ages 7-14. No adults to attend without children accompanying them, with a maximum of 2 adults per family.
Free but limited numbers so names will be taken 30 minutes prior to the start of each tour.