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Spanish Flu

What

Museums & Galleries

Where

Florence Nightingale Museum

St Thomas' Hospital, 2 Lambeth Palace Road,

Over one hundred years ago, an invisible killer, far more deadly than World War I was swiftly swiping across the globe. Discover the story of the world's deadliest pandemic at this NEW family-friendly interactive exhibition. 

Walk amongst patients beds in the make shift flu tent and listen to the coughs and splutters of ailing patients. Very clever special effects with infra-red splashes show how germs were spread contaminating more and more patients. 

Great scratch and trail for kids. Scratch the panels off as you tour the exhibition to see if you would have survived this deadly flu. 

Pretty scary to think there is still no cure for this devastating virus ? The exhibition also asks the very scary question: could a similar pandemic strike again?!

  

Nice small museum shop - buy a cuddly replica of Florences' pet owl Athena on your way out. 

 

 

Address:

St Thomas' Hospital, 2 Lambeth Palace Road,

Venue phone:

020 7620 0374

Venue website:

florence-nightingale.co.uk

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