Home to one of the oldest medical societies in the world, Liverpool Medical Institution traces its origins to the founding of the Liverpool Medical Library in 1779. In 1837, following a campaign by members led by Dr John Rutter, the Library was given a permanent home in the beautiful Grade II* listed neoclassical building situated on the corner of Hope Street and Mount Pleasant.

Steep yourself in 200 years of medical history as you explore the wonderful building, regaled with scenes of old Liverpool. Enjoy the historic collections and rare books in the Library, discover Liverpool's medical pioneers and visit the magnificent Victorian Lecture Theatre. Finish by relaxing with lunch or afternoon tea in the Gallery. 

Tours can be adapted to suit local interests or medical specialties - please just ask us!

Tours and Bookings

  • Tours are available for parties of up to 15 people (minumum payment £48).

  • Bookings must be made in advance

  • Tours last approx 1 hour and 30 minutes

  • A standard tour is £4 per person, and includes tea/coffee and biscuits following the tour

  • Tour accompanied by soup and sandwich lunch from £11.50 per head

  • Pre-theatre tour and supper also available

  • Themed tours for local interest groups can be arranged if requested 

For more information or to book please contact Sue or Adrienne:

Tel: 0151 709 9125 extension 1

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