Museums I Love

Since today is Valentine’s Day I am going to share with you a ‘Top 5 Museums I Love’ list. Of course, this is entirely my personal opinion (just to make that clear!!). I hope to share another list soon with my top 5 heritage sites.

5. Hunterian Museum, London/Wellcome Museum, London –

In fifth place is a tie between the Hunterian and Wellcome Museums in London. I could not decide on which I liked more so I’ve put them both in. Essentially, they are fantastic medical museums in the heart of London. The Hunterian displays the medical specimens of William Hunter, an 18th century anatomist and collector. The Wellcome also showcases the collection of an individual, Henry Wellcome, and contains an extensive education centre and frequently changing additional exhibitions. They both offer an excellent insight into 18th to 19th century mentalities surrounding health. Continue reading “Museums I Love”