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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd April 1975 Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, premieres in London

23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London

23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged

23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London

23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.go to related location

23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London

23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1685 The Coronation of James II (and VII of Scotland) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London

23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

The Florence Nightingale Museum



The Florence Nightingale Museum

The official Florence Nightingale and Crimean war museum.

Location: St Thomas' Hospital, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, Lond, SE1 7EW

Description: The museum gives an insight into Florences life and works, revealing her childhood, travels and achievements in reforming midwifery, nursing and public health.

There is a lively programme of guided tours and events, including art workshops.

The collection has its origin in the 'Nightingalia' which was the pride of the Matrons of St Thomas' Hospital in Lambeth from the early twentieth century. It includes artefacts owned or used by Florence Nightingale, including her pet owl Athena and the medicine chest she took with her to the Crimea. It also includes material connected with the Crimean War, military, hospital and nursing objects connected with the Nightingale Training School and St Thomas' Hospital (1860-1910).


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The Florence Nightingale Museum

The official Florence Nightingale and Crimean war museum.


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