Old Operating Theatre Museum

9A St Thomas' Street
London SE1 9RY

thegarret.org.uk

Hidden in the roof of a church, a 300-year old herb garret houses Britain's only surviving 19th century operating theatre. This museum, one of London's most intriguing historical interiors, contains the Operating Theatre, in use between 1821 and 1862 in the days before anaesthetic and antiseptic surgery. Collections: The museum has a diverse collection of medical, surgical and herbal objects, including amputation sets, bloodletting instruments, pharmaceutical jars, and nursing and obstetric instruments and items.

Orleans House Gallery

Riverside
Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3DJ

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Orleans House has a rich and vibrant history, from the baroque Octagon room, which was designed by renowned architect James Gibbs, to a main gallery which hosts five temporary exhibitions each year - ranging from the historical to the contemporary. Collections: Orleans House Gallery looks after the prestigious Richmond Borough Art Collection. The collection of over 2,700 paintings, watercolours, drawings, prints, photographs and objects primarily comprises local topographical views of the Twickenham and Richmond riverside, dating from the late 18th century to the present day.