The Old Operating Theatre

9a St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY

  Meeting Rooms  2 Meeting Rooms   Meeting Capacity 60Meeting Capacity

  • Dates Back to 1822
  • Ideal Central Location

Housed in the attic of the early eighteenth-century church of the old St Thomas' Hospital, it is the oldest surviving surgical theatre in Europe.

The museum consists of four areas the Herb Garret, a charming area below the timber rafters of St Thomas' Church; the Operating Theatre itself. In addition to these two areas, there is also a small Ante-Chamber which joins the Herb Garret with the Operating Theatre, as well as the Bell Tower. 

Nearest stations

  • London Bridge Underground
  • London Bridge
  • London Bridge

Function Room Size in SQ/M Boardroom Cabaret Classroom Theatre U-Shape Rounds Reception
The Herb Garret 0 60
The Operating Theatre 0 50

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