A Visit with Miss Nightingale: Homeschoolers Leaning Event

Bring learning to life and discover the story of Florence Nightingale. Find out how Nightingale became known as the “Lady with the Lamp” with this special event for homeschoolers.

Did you know Florence Nightingale was homeschooled?

Find out how she became a nurse, why she went to the Crimea and how she improved the conditions for the soldiers and nurses. Hear her story in her own words and you can even take a picture with Florence.

The session is on Friday 8th December 2023.

The session begins with an interactive performance by the museum’s own ‘Florence Nightingale’ describing her life and work. This is then followed by self-directed activities in the museum. After around 30 minutes exploring the museum, the session will end with another performance from Miss Nightingale.

The session will start at 12:30. Please feel free to arrive 15 minutes before the session. The session will end at 14:00. You are welcome to continue exploring the museum after the session has finished.

Tickets are £6 (+booking fee) per child. 1 Adult per child goes free.

📅 Date: Friday 8th December 2023

🕒 Time: 12:30 – 14:00 (Please arrive in good time for the start of the session. You are welcome to stay and explore the museum after the session ends)

📍Florence Nightingale Museum
2 Lambeth Palace Road

🎟️ Admission: £6 (+booking fee) per child. 1 Adult per child goes free (you do not need to book a ticket for the adult attending).

🔗 Booking Details: Book Your Place on Eventbrite Here

FUTURE DATE NOW AVAILABLE: We will be running this event again on Monday 19th February 2024 at the same time as listed above. If you would like to book for this date you can do so here.


We have a variety of free resources available for your use. Whether you are doing research for a school project or simply interested in learning more about Nightingale and her era.

Family Learning

Find out more about our family friendly activities and what’s on at the museum – including when you can ‘Meet Miss Nightingale’!