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Medieval Medicine


Opening times

Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday and Sunday 12 noon– 4pm

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Prices can vary per event and with pass/group discounts

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Where we are

Time and Tide Museum, Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth, NR30 3BX

How to get here

30 March - 22 September 2019

Explore the methods of five medieval medical practitioners and discover how archaeological science has uncovered more about these individuals and their patients.

Get up close to human skeletons from the period and discover diverse approaches to treatment. Find out about diseases through interpretation; including a facial reconstruction of an unfortunate leprosy sufferer.

Discover medical methods through the barber surgeon’s chest of tools, the physician’s uroscopy wheel and the apothecary’s medicinal ingredients and treatments.

Plus there is a chance to see the short film A Touch of Plague, written by Horrible Histories author, Terry Deary, exclusively for the exhibition.

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