Activity: Meet Florence Nightingale

06 July 2024 10:00 - 18:00 The Royal Society Free

This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2024.

Meet Florence Nightingale and hear all about her life and legacy while exploring the Florence Nightingale Museum’s handling collection. Find out how Miss Nightingale became known as the “Lady with the Lamp”, how she became a nurse, why she went to the Crimea and how she improved the conditions for the soldiers and nurses.  Hear her story in her own words and you can even take a selfie with her!

Florence Nightingale Museum has been funded through the Places of science grant scheme.   

Attending the event

This drop-in activity will be held in the Café on Saturday 6 July 2024, 10am — 6pm

  • Free to attend, no ticket required
  • Due to limited capacity, there may be times when queuing is necessary for a short period. Please note that we operate on a first-come, first-served basis
  • This activity will take place in person at the Royal Society
  • Suitable for everyone
  • Travel and accessibility information and details on planning your visit - contact us directly to arrange any specific accessibility requirements
  • Food and drink will be available for purchase at our onsite café

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