Kevin Brown Historian

History of health, medicine and naval history

Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum

The Birthplace of PenicP1020510illin

Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, St Mary’s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1Ny, UK

Open: Mon-Thurs 10 am- 1 pm. Closed Public Holidays and 24 December – 2 January.

Open for group visits by appointment at other times.

The Museum opened in 1993 and features a restoration of Fleming’s laboratory as it was in 1928 when he discovered penicillin in that very room and kick started the antibiotic revolution. A film and exhibition complete the visit.

Kevin Brown set the Museum up and has been its Curator since its opening.

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One comment on “Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum

  1. Sally Munns
    April 24, 2015

    Very interesting museum. Visited with a group from the charity AMMF.

    Kevin Brown is informative and engaging

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