London Pass BlogBack to Blog
London attractions: Learn about The Lady with the Lamp at the Florence Nightingale Museum
Published: Wednesday 9th of January 2013
The Lady with the Lamp is one of the most famous heroines in history and people looking for things to do in London could learn more about the iconic nurse at the Florence Nightingale Museum.
One of the most influential women of Victorian Britain, the nurse worked tirelessly to make nursing a respectable profession for females and inspired countless people to follow in her footsteps.
At the museum visitors can relive her childhood, her experience of the Crimean war and her pioneering work that made nursing what it is today.
Highlights of the collection include Florence's slate she used as a young girl, her pet owl Athena and the Turkish lantern she used during the Crimean War.
There are also plenty of interactive displays allowing visitors to browse photographs, sounds, maps, films and stories of various characters and the people who knew and worked with Florence over the years.
Discover more for less with a London Pass.
Posted by Georgina Black
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Wednesday 1st of May 2013 Things to do in London: Indulge your sweet tooth at the M&M store
Tuesday 30th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Capture the sights and sounds of London with the Photo Walks of London tour
Tuesday 30th of April 2013 London attractions: Go for a glide-by on a Thames River Cruise
Tuesday 30th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Lebanese artist hits headlines at the Tate
Tuesday 30th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Join King Henry VIII at the Medieval Banquet
Monday 29th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Witness the best games in history at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis museum
Saturday 27th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Learn the language of the sea aboard HMS Belfast
Friday 26th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Get the ball rolling with an Arsenal Stadium Tour
Thursday 25th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Say hallo to All Hallows Church in London
Wednesday 24th of April 2013 Things to do in London: War Child draws to a close at the British Music Museum
Tuesday 23rd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Add a touch of royalty to your trip at the Queen's Gallery