Florence Nightingale Museum Group Visits

Thank you for your interest in visiting the Florence Nightingale Museum. We offer a wide range of options for our group visits.

On Wednesdays-Sundays we offer self guided or guided visits to the museum while we are open to the public, and on our current closed days, Mondays and Tuesday, we offer exclusive access guided visits. Please see the relevant sections below for more details.

We welcome secondary schools, colleges, universities, U3A groups, general interest groups and many more.

During school term-time group bookings will be able to visit from 2pm. 

To discuss a group booking please contact us at info@florence-nightingale.co.uk.

Museum Open Days: Wednesdays-Sundays

Groups with 15 or more people must book in advance, but we also welcome booking from smaller groups too. Our maximum group size is 50, so larger groups will need to book two or more time slots.

Each group will be booked in for a 90 minute timeslot.

Ticket Type Cost
Adult £10
Concession £8
Student £6
Child £5

Group booking costs are based on per person ticket costs. Any tours or performances are in addition to admission costs.

Please note that we do not accept discount vouchers or London Pass for our group bookings.

Tour Cost
Museum Tour (up to 25 people)

A member of the museum team will lead you through the three main sections of the museum, telling the story of Nightingale’s life.

25-30 minutes

Museum Tour with Florence Nightingale (up to 25 people)

Our Florence Nightingale costumed actor will lead you through the three main sections of the museum, telling the Nightingale’s story from her own point of view.

25-30 minutes

Florence Nightingale Performance (up to 35 people)

Seated performance by our Florence Nightingale costumed actor, telling the story of Nightingale’s life from her own perspective.

35-40 minutes


Please note that all tours and talks are subject to staff availability.

Due to limited space, we must limit the number of people of our tours or talks. If your group is bigger than the maximum number, you will need to book more than one tour or performance.

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Exclusive Group Visits – Mondays and Tuesdays

On the days that the museum is closed to the public, we are pleased to be offering pre-booked visits with exclusive access to the museum for your group.

Booking for closed days will only be available via our packages, outlined below. Each group will have access to the museum for 90 minutes. Your time slot will include the tour or performance (around 30 minutes) and gives enough time afterwards to look around the museum and visit the shop.

Please note that only pre-booked groups will be allowed entry.

Package Details Cost
Museum Tour and visit for up to 15 people £220
Museum Tour and visit for up to 25 people £335
Museum Tour with Florence Nightingale and visit for up to 15 people £240
Museum Tour with Florence Nightingale and visit for up to 25 people £355
Florence Nightingale Performative Talk and visit for up to 30 people £430
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Florence’s London: A Walking Tour

Walk in the footsteps of the ‘mother of nursing’ and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked.

This walk lasts 2 hours, and will be conducted at a reasonable walking pace so please wear appropriate footwear.

This tour is led by a Blue Badge Guide ( www.londontowntours.london ).

We offer bespoke private tours for groups. Please email us to find out more.

Start: Outside the BMW motor bike shop (W1K 7TT) on the corner of Park Lane and South Street (nearest tube stations are Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner)

Finish: The Florence Nightingale Statue at Waterloo Place.

Minimum fee applies for smaller groups.

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To see our public tour dates, please visit our What’s On page.

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Online Performative Talk with Florence Nightingale

Even if you cannot visit us now, you can still learn all about Florence Nightingale and her life from your own home, school, or university, while also helping to support the museum.

Hear the story of Florence Nightingale’s life from Florence herself! Learn about her favourite and most unusual pet, why she ended up working at Scutari Hospital during the Crimean War and her lifetime achievements which still influence us today.

Adapted from our popular Meet Miss Nightingale performances normally held at the museum, the interactive performance-based talk will give your group an insight into the life and work of the founder of modern nursing.

We welcome groups from schools, universities, U3A as well as any other groups wishing to book. For primary schools please see our new digital lessons, developed especially for our primary schools.


Platform: Zoom

Activity length: 30-40 minutes

Medium: Interactive performance and presentation

Number of participants: Up to 100

Price: £75 + VAT

Please contact us to discuss the needs of your group and to check availability.

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