Florence Nightingale Museum (London) Reviews
Description:The Florence Nightingale Museum is located at St Thomas' Hospital, which faces the Palace of Westminster across the ... more
Florence Nightingale Museum (London) ... River Thames in central London. It is open to the public seven days a week. The museum tells the story of the life and work of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing in the United Kingdom. In 1860, four years after her famous involvement in the Crimean War, Nightingale founded the Nightingale Training School for nurses at St. Thomas' Hospital.
Newest Review: ... kids. The Audio Tour: The audio tour is quite an important feature of the museum and there are actually two different tours - one is for adults and the other for kids - I think this is a great idea in many ways as I think adults and kids find different facts interesting and this allows kids to get everything within their own comprehension level, and at the same time as adults we get to hear ... more
Customer Florence Nightingale Museum (London) Reviews (2)
by - written on 02/09/11 (Very useful, 46 readings)
Florence Herself and Why She Fascinates Me: Florence Nightingale holds a peculiar sort of fascination for me, and it's not because of what she's generally remembered for - as the 'Lady with the lamp' but because she became ill later in life with what is now believed to be CFS/ME (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) which is very similar to the Fibromialgia Syndrome which I have, and her birthday is celebrated as national ME day because of this. When I was involved in my local support group I learnt a bit about her in order to write a piece for our local newsletter, and so when I recently got the opportunity to visit the museum I was thrilled with ... Read the complete review
by - written on 20/04/09 (Very useful, 124 readings)
Finding myself in London with an afternoon free and wanting to make it worthwhile having spent the usual extortionate amount to pay for the pleasure of riding in a noisy, crowded and dirty train I wanted to find somewhere cheap that I could spend my time in a constructive way. Having consulted the 2 for 1 offer booklet for all ye long suffering locomotive travellers (you can probably tell that me and trains do not see eye to eye) I stumbled across the Florence Nightingale Museum for a mere £5.80 (with two of us going that worked out at £2.90 - nice!). Thinking that yes, since there was such a huge gap in my Florence Nightingale / Crimean War knowledge that ... Read the complete review
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