How to find the Museum

The museum is located in Central London, in the historic Borough of Southwark, just South of London Bridge, and opposite Guy’s Hospital.

It is only 2 minutes walk from London Bridge Underground Stationand a few minutes walk from the rebuilt Globe Theatre, Tower Bridge, HMS Belfast, Clink Prison and other attractions in Southwark.

Address: 9a St. Thomas’s St. London SE1 9RY. To plan your journey try Transport for London’s Journey Planner


Further Location Maps

Use our exciting new Google map to see satelite views. Click here.

Take a tour around the historic remains of St Thomas’s Hospital

Transport links

Underground connections: Northern and Jubilee lines (London Bridge)

Mainline Rail connections stopping at London Bridge.

Buses: Bus station and taxis in concourse at London Bridge Station.: 17, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 48, 133, 141, 149, 343, 381, 521, RV1

Coach Set down: Coaches are usually able to stop briefly in St Thomas’s Street for set-down.

Walk to the Museum

Parking: Union Car Parks, 53 Southwark St, London, SE1 1RU, 020 7378 6639

Union Car Parks, 70-78 St. Thomas St, London, SE1 3QU, 020 7378 9749

Euro Car Parks, 10 Tooley St, London, SE1 2PF, 020 7378 114

Disabled Access Limited.  Access to the Museum is difficult for those who are not able bodied. It is in a historic building in the roof of a Church and the main entrance is via a narrow spiral staircase. We are not the landlords of the building and getting listed building permission to make changes has therefore not yet been possible. For further details on access click here:

Alternatively, we can give a talk to your group (please ring to discuss) or look at the Virtual Tour. We offer braille guides to the museum, and also plan to offer a tape guide and are hoping to install an induction loop.

Toilets – Please note the museum does not have visitor toilet facilities! Visitors are advised to use the public toilets at Guy’s Hospital or Borough Market.

Cafe and refreshments

The Museum does not have a cafe although there are many cafes, restaurants and snack bars in the area including the very fine food available at the famous Borough Market. The Museum does have a water fountain for free water.


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