The Infirmary

The Infirmary
University Of Worcester
City Campus
Castle Street
Worcester
WR1 3AS
United Kingdom
Worcestershire
England

Website

www.facebook.com/TheInfirmaryWorcester

E-mail

m.macleod@worc.ac.uk

Telephone

01905 542373

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The Worcester Royal Infirmary Building

An interactive exhibition at the University of Worcester’s City Campus combining history, science, art and technology to explore the medical stories of one of England’s oldest infirmaries.

Visitors can:
Meet characters from the Infirmary,
Investigate medical technology,
Explore memories and occupations,
Share your thoughts,
Challenge your ideas of mental health,
Compare health today to other times and places.

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home, Heritage site, Science centre

Opening hours

10am-4pm Monday to Friday (except bank holidays)

Admission charges

Free entry. Bookings can be taken for guided tours and workshops for groups (including Brownies, Scouts, etc as well as adult groups) and schools via Carol Bowsher: c.bowsher@worc.ac.uk / 01905 54 2540

Getting there

Walking distance from city centre, near to The Hive: Worcester's joint city and University library, and history centre.

We are fully accessible to most visitors in wheelchairs and for mobility vehicles and pushchairs. Please call in advance if you would like more information.

Nearest train station is Worcester Foregate Street. Nearest bus stop is Crowngate Bus Station

By car, we are less than 10 minutes from junctions 6 and 7 of the M5.

Parking is available onsite for blue badge holders. Nearest car parks can be found on Croft Road and Pitchcroft Racecourse.

Directions to City Campus from the University of Worcester - http://www.worcester.ac.uk/discover/find-us-city-campus.html

Displays incorporate the collections of the George Marshall Medical Museum, also in Worcester, and include medical, surgical and nursing equipment, archives, photographs, uniforms and other associated paraphernalia of the last 250 years.

Collection details

Archives, Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Decorative and Applied Art, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Social History, Science and Technology, Photography, Costume and Textiles

view of the interior of the exhibition

Displayed collections at The Infirmary

Include items from medical history of the past 250 years, most of which originate in the building that the exhibition is displayed within. Relates to medical and allied professions, including dentistry and mental health.

Getting there

Walking distance from city centre, near to The Hive: Worcester's joint city and University library, and history centre.

We are fully accessible to most visitors in wheelchairs and for mobility vehicles and pushchairs. Please call in advance if you would like more information.

Nearest train station is Worcester Foregate Street. Nearest bus stop is Crowngate Bus Station

By car, we are less than 10 minutes from junctions 6 and 7 of the M5.

Parking is available onsite for blue badge holders. Nearest car parks can be found on Croft Road and Pitchcroft Racecourse.

Directions to City Campus from the University of Worcester - http://www.worcester.ac.uk/discover/find-us-city-campus.html

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