Royal College of Physicians

The professional body for physicians founded in 1518 is the oldest medical institution in England. Continuous professional development and improvements in healthcare and the health of the population are its concern. It leads the medical debate, lobbies and advises decision-makers and government.

Formerly located at Trafalgar Square in what is now Canada House, the college moved to Regent's Park in 1964. Its notable modern building by Denys Lasdun has Grade I listing, and is well contrasted with the surrounding parkland and classical terraces.

Its Heritage Collections date back to 1518 when the College was founded. It includes the library and manuscripts collection dating back to the twelfth-century, the College’s portrait collection, silver collection also historical anatomical tables and surgical instruments.

Opening Hours:
Museum and portrait collections in the marble hall and galleries are open to the public Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Telephone: 020 7224 1539

Address: 11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, NW1 4LE

Website: Royal College of Pysicians

Nearby Stations: Regent's Park Station, Warren Street Station, Great Portland Street Station

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