Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, London
St Mary's Hospital is a hospital in Paddington, London, that was founded in 1845. Since the UK's first academic health science centre was created in 2008, it has been operated by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, which also operates Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, and Western Eye Hospital.Put Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum into our London journey planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Until 1988 the hospital ran St Mary's Hospital Medical School, part of the federal University of London. In 1988 it merged with Imperial College London, and then with Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1997 to form Imperial College School of Medicine. In 2007 Imperial College became an independent institution when it withdrew from the University of London.
Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum Reviews
London has all the fun big attractions. But so much more to see and the Alexander Fleming Lab Museum is a real gem and only 4 mins walk from Paddington. A curious and fun wee place. Great talk from th... more »
A small museum located on Norfolk Street. It's open for just a few hours in the morning unless you make special arrangements. 30-40 minutes is all you need. Unfortunately, photos inside the lab are pr... more »
Very interesting and informative, the staff were friendly, kind and very funny and willing to chat. An amazing slice of history that changed the world.
Fascinating three rooms with an informative video, historical artefacts and knowledgeable and friendly curators. £4 entry (there is a concession rate too). Amusingly Scottish Clydesdale notes are not accepted for entrance fee by the NHS trust finance office despite a Clydesdale Bank £5 commemorating Alexander Fleming being on display in the museum. Great visit.
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