Name:

Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
St Mary's NHS Trust Imperial College Healthcare NHS

Type:
Museum
Address:
St Mary's Hospital Praed Street
London W2 1NY
United Kingdom
Contact:
Kevin Brown, Trust Archivist and Curator
Telephone:
+44(0)207 886 6528
Telephone:
44 (0)207 886 6528
Fax: +44(0)207 886 6739
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Abstract:

Laboratory in which Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin reconstructed as it was in 1928 at the time of the discovery of penicillin, with background collection. Also, the archives of St Mary's Hospital, St Mary's Medical School, the Wright Fleming Institute, Samaritan Free Hospital for Women, Western Ophthalmic Hospital, Paddington Green Children's Hospital, St Luke's Hospital for the Dying Poor, Princess Louise Kensington Hospital for Children, the Friedenheim (later St Columba's) Hospital and St Charles' Hospital.

Museum is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and other times by advance appointment. Access to Archives by appointment Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Open subject to Freedom of Information and Data Protection Acts.

Holdings:

Extensive archival collections of hospital archives relating to history of medicine and medical education, including photographs.

Subject Strengths:
History of Hospitals; History of Medicine
Last Updated:
20 Sep 2016