British Red Cross Society

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The British Red Cross Museum and Archives are based at the Society's UK Office in London. The collection contains a fascinating portrait of the humanitarian work of the British Red Cross, from its beginnings in 1870 to its vital contribution in today's society.

Venue Type:

Archive, Museum

Opening hours

Mon-Fri 1000-1600 by appointment. Closed public holidays.

Admission charges

No charge

Includes material from the Society's national headquarters, regions, branches and centres and items from people who served with, or received assistance from, the British Red Cross since its foundation in 1870. Highlights include the Changi Quilt and Loyd-Lindsay's flag. Items not on display, including a large textile and photographic collection, can be viewed by prior appointment.

Collection details

Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Land Transport, Law and Order, Medicine, Personalities, Social History, World Cultures

British Red Cross Society
44 Moorfields
City of London






General enquiries

020 7877 7058

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