Florence Nightingale Museum
Florence Nightingale was the founder of modern nursing, one of our greatest Victorians and a female icon in her own lifetime.\n
Explore the museum to discover all about Florence’s childhood as a daughter in a wealthy family; how she fought to become a nurse against her parent\'s wishes; her work during the Crimean War and how she campaigned for better healthcare for ordinary people. See the actual lamp she carried which earned her the nickname The Lady With The Lamp, meet her pet owl and see her medicine chest.\n
Florence was almost as famous as Queen Victoria in her own lifetime and she is still celebrated today; she even has an asteroid named after her!
- See the light Florence carried to become known as The Lady With The Lamp
- See the medicine chest she used in the Crimean War
- Meet her pet owl, Athena
- Find out about her campaigning work, improving health conditions for ordinary people
- Discover all about one of our greatest Victorians and a female icon
Location: Florence Nightingale Museum, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, Lambeth, London, SE1 7EW
Open daily from 10:00am until 5:00pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
Closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, 23, 24, 25 and 26 December and New Year’s Day.
What\\\\\\\'s Included in the tour
Entrance to the Florence Nightingale Museum
Entry to the Spanish Flu exhibition
What\\\\\\\'s Excluded in the tour
Food and beverages
Please Note: Once booked, this tour cannot be cancelled.