Hunterian Museum

The Royal College of Surgeons of England
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Visitor Info

Tel: 020 7405 3474


Public transport links

The College is easily reached via the Undergroundbus or rail. For travelling within London, try using the Transport for London journey planner.

By Underground

The nearest Tube station is Holborn (Piccadilly and Central Lines). It takes about 10 minutes to walk from the station to the museum.

Temple (District and Circle Lines) and Charing Cross stations (Northern and Bakerloo Lines) are a 10-20 minute walk or short taxi ride away.

By bus

A number of buses stop near the College, for more details download the map at the Transport for London web site.

High Holborn (travelling east and west)
1, 8, 25, 38, 55, 98, 242

Kingsway (travelling north and south)
1, 59, 68, 91, 168, 171, 188, 243, 521

Aldwych (travelling east and west)
9, 11, 15, 23, 341

Aldwych (travelling north and south)
4, 6, 13, 26, 76, 77A, 139, 172, 176, 341

By rail

The nearest stations are Kings Cross St. Pancras, Euston, Waterloo and Charing Cross. It takes about 20-30 minutes to walk from each to the College. Visit National Rail Enquiries for more information on train times, tickets and planning your journey.


On street parking is available outside the College on Lincoln's Inn Fields. The pay and display charges are in operation from Monday to Saturday, 8.30am - 6.30pm. The current charge in the Westminster bays is £4 per hour with a maximum stay of 2 hours.

Visitors should be aware that both Westminster and Camden councils operate parking bays around the Fields. Please check the signs carefully when you park to determine which borough you are parked in and ensure you purchase a ticket from the correct pay and display machine.

The nearest multi-storey car parks are in Drury Lane and Bloomsbury Square.

Blue Badge holders can park in marked bays for up to 4 hours, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6.30am, and without time limit outside these hours. As a Blue Badge holder you are also entitled to park at a meter/pay-and-display bay for an extra hour once the paid time has expired.

College parking for disabled people

The College has a dedicated parking space for use by disabled visitors. Please book this space in advance by calling reception on 020 7869 6400.

The Royal College of Surgeons boasts unrivalled collections of human and non-human anatomical and pathological specimens, models, instruments, painting and sculptures that reveal the art and science of surgery from the 17th century to the present day. 


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