Florence Nightingale Museum

Florence Nightingale Museum Discover more about the founder of modern nursing, one of our greatest Victorians, a healthcare pioneer and a female icon in her own lifetime.
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Florence Nightingale was the most influential women in Victorian Britain after Queen Victoria herself. Travel through three pavilions where you can relive her childhood, understand her experiences in the Crimean War and learn about how she pioneered modern nursing practice. Her story is brought to life through our unique collection, fun interactive displays and contemporary art installations.

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After a successful first 'Open Weekend' where we welcomed old friends & new, we are proud to share the logo we will be u...
08/06/2021

After a successful first 'Open Weekend' where we welcomed old friends & new, we are proud to share the logo we will be using for the remainder of June, designed to remind everyone that our museum is for everyone. All are welcome to visit & we are proud to share diverse stories.

After a successful first 'Open Weekend' where we welcomed old friends & new, we are proud to share the logo we will be using for the remainder of June, designed to remind everyone that our museum is for everyone. All are welcome to visit & we are proud to share diverse stories.

Join us for an online talk by Julie Chandler, 'Florence Nightingale: What She Was & What She Was Not' on 11 May 2021. ht...
07/05/2021
Florence Nightingale: What She Was and What She Was Not!

Join us for an online talk by Julie Chandler, 'Florence Nightingale: What She Was & What She Was Not' on 11 May 2021. https://florence-nightingale.co.uk/florence-nightingale-what-she-was-may/

Florence Nightingale: What She Was and What She Was Not! We know her as the Lady with the Lamp, but there is so much more to this woman than the two years she spent tending the sick and wounded in the Crimean War of the 1850s. Explore the life of Florence Nightingale and discover what

On this International Women’s Day 2021, here’s to all women around the world and to a bright future for all! Let’s suppo...
08/03/2021

On this International Women’s Day 2021, here’s to all women around the world and to a bright future for all!

Let’s support each other 🤝

#internationalwomensday #womensupportingwomen

Dame Mary Rosalind Paget campaigned for the registration of midwives. She also played an important role in the introduct...
05/03/2021

Dame Mary Rosalind Paget campaigned for the registration of midwives. She also played an important role in the introduction of district nursing

In July 1908, she led a procession in support of suffrage, raising this colourful banner dedicated to Florence Nightingale

Check out our bio to learn more in our online exhibition!

Banner by Mary Lowndes - The Women's Library
Image Rosalind Paget - Wellcome Collection

‘And what nursing has to do in either case, is to put the patient in the best condition for nature to act upon him’A big...
01/03/2021

‘And what nursing has to do in either case, is to put the patient in the best condition for nature to act upon him’

A big thank you to all healthcare professionals out there!

#mondaymotivation #healthcareheroes

‘And what nursing has to do in either case, is to put the patient in the best condition for nature to act upon him’

A big thank you to all healthcare professionals out there!

#mondaymotivation #healthcareheroes

As a pop culture icon, Nightingale has informed so much, from the film Back to the Future featuring the 'Nightingale Eff...
27/02/2021

As a pop culture icon, Nightingale has informed so much, from the film Back to the Future featuring the 'Nightingale Effect' to Japanese Manga

In 2015, Ubisoft released 'Assassins Creed' a video game featuring historical figures including Nightingale

What else will you discover in our online exhibition '200 objects, people and places'? Go to the link in our bio today 📚

#assassinscreed #gaming #popculture

‘To understand God’s thoughts, we must study statistics, for these are the measure of his purpose’Flo loved maths from a...
22/02/2021

‘To understand God’s thoughts, we must study statistics, for these are the measure of his purpose’

Flo loved maths from a young age and later, created this coxcomb to show her statistical findings during the Crimean War ✏️

Here’s to all statisticians out there!

#mondaymotivation

‘To understand God’s thoughts, we must study statistics, for these are the measure of his purpose’

Flo loved maths from a young age and later, created this coxcomb to show her statistical findings during the Crimean War ✏️

Here’s to all statisticians out there!

#mondaymotivation

Ada Lovelace, a fellow statistician, was a friend of Florence NightingaleAda is regarded as the world's first computer p...
20/02/2021

Ada Lovelace, a fellow statistician, was a friend of Florence Nightingale

Ada is regarded as the world's first computer programmer, working with Charles Babbage on the 'analytical engine' (an early version of the computer)

There are lots of cool facts to find out in our online exhibition - click on the linktree in our bio or go to www.florence-nightingale.co.uk/200exhibits/

Watercolour, Ada Lovelace: image courtesy of the Science Museum Group Collection

Ada Lovelace, a fellow statistician, was a friend of Florence Nightingale

Ada is regarded as the world's first computer programmer, working with Charles Babbage on the 'analytical engine' (an early version of the computer)

There are lots of cool facts to find out in our online exhibition - click on the linktree in our bio or go to www.florence-nightingale.co.uk/200exhibits/

Watercolour, Ada Lovelace: image courtesy of the Science Museum Group Collection

Don't forget to register for our free fun virtual event 🥐This Saturday 20th February at 11.00am!For all aspiring chefs o...
18/02/2021

Don't forget to register for our free fun virtual event 🥐

This Saturday 20th February at 11.00am!

For all aspiring chefs out there - join Flo and Alexis in the kitchen!

@thekidscookeryschool @robastillo

Register now @teamlondonbridge

‘So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matt...
15/02/2021

‘So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself’

We hope you all have a good week 👍

#mondaymotivation #quotestoliveby

‘So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself’

We hope you all have a good week 👍

#mondaymotivation #quotestoliveby

'Live life when you have it. Life is a splendid gift - there is nothing small about it'Sending good thoughts to all this...
08/02/2021

'Live life when you have it. Life is a splendid gift - there is nothing small about it'

Sending good thoughts to all this Monday!

#mondaymotivation #flotivation

'Live life when you have it. Life is a splendid gift - there is nothing small about it'

Sending good thoughts to all this Monday!

#mondaymotivation #flotivation

Take a look at our webshop for some #lockdownlearning supplies this week!We've postcards, our owl and tortoise finger pu...
07/02/2021

Take a look at our webshop for some #lockdownlearning supplies this week!

We've postcards, our owl and tortoise finger puppets and exciting adventure books - here's the link https://www.florence-nightingale.co.uk/shop/

And another huge thank you to all the hardworking healthcare professionals out there

Want to support a museum during lockdown? We've lots of unique gifts in our webshop, including our silk scarves - they'r...
03/02/2021

Want to support a museum during lockdown?

We've lots of unique gifts in our webshop, including our silk scarves - they're inspired by the discovery of a stained glass window at St Thomas' Hospital in 2017. Careful cleaning revealed a colourful image of Flo carrying her famous lamp 👩‍⚕️

Click on the link in our bio to see the full range of gifts 👌

#museumshop #uniquegifts

‘Rather, ten times, die in the surf, heralding the way to a new world, than stand idly on the shore’Take a look at our s...
01/02/2021

‘Rather, ten times, die in the surf, heralding the way to a new world, than stand idly on the shore’

Take a look at our selection of inspirational books in our webshop - see our bio for details 📚

#mondaymotivation

‘Rather, ten times, die in the surf, heralding the way to a new world, than stand idly on the shore’

Take a look at our selection of inspirational books in our webshop - see our bio for details 📚

#mondaymotivation

Our 2020 bicentenary mugs are back in stock! Why not curl up with a hot mug of tea after your walk? We're feeling the ch...
27/01/2021

Our 2020 bicentenary mugs are back in stock! Why not curl up with a hot mug of tea after your walk? We're feeling the chill this January 🧤🧣

Go to our bio and click on our webshop to see our bicentenary mugs, tea towels and much more...

Our 2020 bicentenary mugs are back in stock! Why not curl up with a hot mug of tea after your walk? We're feeling the chill this January 🧤🧣

Go to our bio and click on our webshop to see our bicentenary mugs, tea towels and much more...

Flo was a woman of action! "One's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and in...
25/01/2021

Flo was a woman of action! "One's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results"

#mondaymotivation

Flo was a woman of action! "One's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results"

#mondaymotivation

🎁 ON SALE 🛍 Exclusively for the month of December from the Inspiring Women collection is the Florence Nightingale Barbie...
07/12/2020

🎁 ON SALE 🛍
Exclusively for the month of December from the Inspiring Women collection is the Florence Nightingale Barbie!

Previously £65, Now for £50! Check our shop now for this beautiful gift!

florence-nightingale.co.uk/product/florence-nightingale-barbie-inspiring-women-doll/

Join Photo Historian Denis Pellerin on Saturday 12th December at 15.00 to discover some fascinating facts about these ic...
04/12/2020

Join Photo Historian Denis Pellerin on Saturday 12th December at 15.00 to discover some fascinating facts about these iconic images of Florence Nightingale

Nightingale rarely sat for photographs, reportedly saying that she loathed doing so ... so, why did she accept to sit for these?

Find out more and register on our website www.florence-nightingale.co.uk/the-mystery-of-florences-photos/ 🎥

Find out all about the places in London where Florence Nightingale lived and worked on one of our exciting Flo’s London ...
30/11/2020

Find out all about the places in London where Florence Nightingale lived and worked on one of our exciting Flo’s London walking tours this December!

Did you know Nightingale worked tirelessly on healthcare reform and research in her later years at No10 South Street?

Book your tickets here - the first tour takes place on Thursday 3rd December at 11.00am - www.florence-nightingale.co.uk/florence-nightingales-london/

#londonwalks #londonwalkingtours #bluebadgeguidetours

We’re so excited #MuseumShopSunday is finally here! 🎉🛍🎉👩🏽‍💻Find lots of nursing and history related gifts online!🎁Use co...
29/11/2020

We’re so excited #MuseumShopSunday is finally here! 🎉🛍🎉

👩🏽‍💻Find lots of nursing and history related gifts online!
🎁Use code museumshopsunday20 for 10% off today!

www.florence-nightingale.co.uk/shop/

Getting chilly these days! Why not cozy up with a good book! For tales of exciting adventures we recommend Mary Seacole’...
27/11/2020

Getting chilly these days! Why not cozy up with a good book!

For tales of exciting adventures we recommend Mary Seacole’s autobiography “the Wonderful Adventure of Mary Seacole”!

Browse our collections just in time for the holiday season this Museum Shop Sunday!

florence-nightingale.co.uk/shop/

#MuseumShopSunday #SustainingCulture #shopunique

Museum Shop Sunday is this weekend! Thinking of Christmas gifts or nursing gifts?Join us as we celebrate your favourite ...
25/11/2020

Museum Shop Sunday is this weekend! Thinking of Christmas gifts or nursing gifts?
Join us as we celebrate your favourite cultural attractions and local museum gift shops!

florence-nightingale.co.uk/shop/

#MuseumShopSunday #SustainingCulture #shopunique

While we miss having visitors, we’re excited to have you all visit our online Bicentenary exhibition!• Click here floren...
23/11/2020

While we miss having visitors, we’re excited to have you all visit our online Bicentenary exhibition!

• Click here florence-nightingale.co.uk/200exhibits/
to learn more about Florence in 200 Objects People and
Places!

• Be sure to suggest the 200th object as well!

Nurses, we still need you! 📣For our #Nightingale2020 film, we’re looking for nurses to share their experiences by answer...
19/11/2020

Nurses, we still need you! 📣

For our #Nightingale2020 film, we’re looking for nurses to share their experiences by answering a few short questions.

Submissions close soon, so to find out more info on how to get involved, check out below or click here 👉 bit.ly/3dZdPu6

Sunday the 29th is #museumshopsunday ! We’re very excited to be participating in an event dedicated to the unique world ...
18/11/2020

Sunday the 29th is #museumshopsunday ! We’re very excited to be participating in an event dedicated to the unique world of museum shops.
Check out our webshop florence-nightingale.co.uk/shop/ for all our products and please consider supporting other museum shops!

#sustainingculture #shopunique

13/11/2020
We want to hear your stories!

Nurses, there is still time to get involved in our #Nightingale2020 Film!

We want to celebrate the nurses of today, and you can help us in 3 easy steps🩺

✅Click here bit.ly/3dZdPu6
✅Answer a few short questions
✅Submit your response

We can't wait to hear from you!

A big thank you to https://m.facebook.com/HeritageFundUK for their support 👍

Flo is available for Zoom Performances! We're excited to be able to communicate with audiences again and particularly wh...
09/11/2020

Flo is available for Zoom Performances! We're excited to be able to communicate with audiences again and particularly whilst the museum is closed during lockdown.

Email [email protected] to book!

Thanks goes to ArtFund for the support in this and to the Evening Standard for spreading the word!

You can be a part of our #Nightingale2020 celebrations! To commemorate 200 years of Florence Nightingale, we are putting...
08/11/2020

You can be a part of our #Nightingale2020 celebrations!

To commemorate 200 years of Florence Nightingale, we are putting together a film to celebrate her legacy and the inspirational stories of nurses who have followed in her footsteps 👣

If you are a nurse and would like to share your story with us, we would love to hear from you!

Find more info here 👉
https://bit.ly/3dZdPu6

Join our assistant director Melissa for another fascinating talk for all things Flo! The talk will take place next Frida...
05/11/2020

Join our assistant director Melissa for another fascinating talk for all things Flo! The talk will take place next Friday 13th November at 12pm and will explore her life, legacy and so much more 👍 as an advocate of evidence-based healthcare, Flo was a pioneer of principles that are still so important today

Book your place at https://www.teamlondonbridge.co.uk/lovelunch-home/2020/7/14/florence-elfmp-rjc88

#teamlondonbridge #ThanksHealthHeroes

Following the Government's announcement of a second COVID-19 lockdown, the  Museum will be temporarily closed from Thurs...
03/11/2020

Following the Government's announcement of a second COVID-19 lockdown, the Museum will be temporarily closed from Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December 2020.

Searching for inspiration for Christmas gift ideas? Thinking you’ll be too busy in December to plan your gifts?! Look no...
01/11/2020

Searching for inspiration for Christmas gift ideas? Thinking you’ll be too busy in December to plan your gifts?! Look no further than our webshop full of fabulous gifts 🎉🛍 take a look here www.florence-nightingale.co.uk/product-category/christmas-shopping/ for gifts under £15, easy to wrap and ship internationally 👏

Don’t miss our wonderful ‘Meet Miss Nightingale’ performances today at 12.00 and 14.30 🤗 find out all about Flo’s childh...
31/10/2020

Don’t miss our wonderful ‘Meet Miss Nightingale’ performances today at 12.00 and 14.30 🤗 find out all about Flo’s childhood, her struggle to become a nurse and her plight to help soldiers during the Crimean War 😷 please wear your face mask when you visit and book ahead here florence-nightingale-museum.arttickets.org.uk/

#halfterm #halftermactivities museumtalks

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Florence Nightingale was the most influential woman in Victorian Britain after Queen Victoria herself. Travel through three pavilions where you can relive her childhood, understand her experiences in the Crimean War and learn about how she pioneered modern nursing practice. Her story is brought to life through our unique collection, fun interactive displays and contemporary art installations.

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200 years since Florence Nightingale was born. A Facerensics tribute https://www.facebook.com/105359577494342/posts/272138344149797/
Today more than ever we celebrate International Nurses day. The birthday of Florence Nightingale who left the greatest legacy. Stand up and take a bow for all the hard work you do on the frontline. Thank you.👍😁
We cant visit schools at the moment so 'Discover History' have set up a YouTube Channel with homework help/homeschooling. A daily history video with crafts, games, facts and meet characters from the past. https://www.facebook.com/167303316632976/posts/3535350109828263/
Doing the nursing Florence Nightingale envisioned 150 years ago! We are #OneTeam ! #healthcareworkers #certifiednursingassistant #hospitallife #coronavirusoutbreak⚠️ #imstillhuman #covid_19 #illinois #nursing #socialdistancing #quarantineandchill #mypandemicsurvivalplan #pandemic2020 #isolation #yearofthenurse2020 #personalprotectiveequipment #virus2020 #stayhome #stayhealthy #staysafe #staypositive #staystrong #illinoishospital #instanursing #handwashing #washyourhands #GetUsPPE #OneTeam #healthcare #nursesofinstagram #florencenightingale
Sooo excited to be going to the museum on her birthday in 2020! This lady was so transformational - her influence on my life and the life of others is such a legacy of love.
We had a super visit yesterday. Thank you. 😁
I was in a Florence Nightingale contest at my hospital a couple years ago. Happy Nurses Week, Happy Mother’s Day, and Happy Birthday Florence!!
Happy 199th birthday to you , Flo ! from your biggest fan
Arquetipos de la enfermería en México , notas, revisión bibliográfica sobre enfermería y líderes de esa profesión y de otras relacionadas http://www.scielo.org.mx/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0187-53372012000100008 , presentación en pp solicitandola al correo [email protected]
Is this free for nurses?
Arquetipos de la enfermería en México. Nursing archetypes in Mexico. Andrea Saldaña Rivera. Liga: http://www.scielo.org.mx/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0187-53372012000100008
Vintage photos of Charity Hospital in New Orleans. Second largest public hospital in US, after Cook County in Chicago. They had a Diploma school of nursing. I graduated in the last Diploma class. Flo would have been proud of the program and graduates.