The Infirmary Museum

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University Of Worcester City Campus Castle Street

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. Home of the original Provisional Medical and Surgical Society which later became the British Medical Association. 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.

Further information

Opening Hours:

9am -5pm Monday to Friday 10am - 4 pm Saturdays


Free entry. Bookings can be taken for guided tours and workshops for groups (including Brownies, Scouts, etc as well as adult groups) and schools 01905 542373

Travel directions:

Walking distance from city centre, near to The Hive: Worcester's joint city and University library, and history centre. 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, the venue is less than 10 minutes from junctions 6 and 7 of the M5. Parking is available onsite for blue badge holders only. Nearest car parks can be found on Croft Road and Pitchcroft Racecourse. Directions to City Campus from the University of Worcester -

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy parking facilities
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Conference facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Bicycle park
  • Cafeteria
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets
  • Education facilities available


  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Public access to stores available
  • Commercial filming service
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Handling sessions
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Guided tours
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Volunteering scheme offered
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Community outreach programme/service
  • Loan service
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Support for extended schools services available

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