Meet Miss Nightingale

Saturday 19 and 26 , Monday 21, Wednesday 23 and Friday 25

11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.00pm

Come and meet Miss Nightingale. She'll tell you how she became a nurse against her parents' wishes and how she became known as the 'Lady with the Lamp'. You'll even get to meet her pet owl! Florence Nightingale was as famous as Queen Victoria in her own lifetime and is still celebrated today.

Drop-in. Free, with paid admission.

Storytelling with Miss Nightingale

Tuesday 11.00am-1.00pm & 1.30pm-3.30pm

Join Miss nightingale for a storytelling session in our new Family Corner. Dress up as a nurse and discover how Florence made hospitals better for patients and nurses and how she still inspires people today.

Drop-in. Free with admission

Meet Mary Seacole

Sunday 20 October
Performances at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.00pm.

Meet Mary Seacole to discover more about her exciting life and how she helped soldiers during the Crimean War. She lived in Jamaica as a Doctress and then travelled all the way to the Crimea to use her skills helping the wounded soldiers. In 2004 she was voted the greatest Black Briton.

Drop-in. Free with admission.
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October Half Term 
19 October - 26 October

Free with museum admission

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No booking required


Florence Nightingale Museum
2 Lambeth Palace Road



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