The Gordon Museum
The Gordon Museum is an independent department, affiliated to the School of Medicine and providing a range of services and functions to healthcare students and medical professionals. The primary function of the Museum is to enable medical education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, by assisting medical, dental and biomedical students and professionals to diagnose disease. In addition the Museum has a role in hosting conferences and symposiums in various medical fields.
The Gordon Museum is the largest medical teaching museum in the UK and has a growing collection of approximately 8,000 pathological specimens, dating from 1608. Also housed in the Museum are a number of important historic collections: the Joseph Towne Anatomical, Dermatological and Pathological wax model collection, the Lam Qua painting collection, and the specimen and artefact collections of Hodgkin, Addison, Bright and Astley Cooper are all on permanent display.
The Gordon Museum has DVDs, videos and tape-slide programmes, in addition to over 200,000 clinical transparencies, available on a wide range of medical and dental topics. With intranet, data projection, plasma screens, digital visualiser, projection microscope and 35mm slide projection facilities, plus a variety of lecture and tutorial rooms alongside private study spaces, the Museum makes an ideal facility for teaching and studying.
Visit the Gordon Museum of Pathology webpages for more information and opening times.