Museum Association of Ophthalmologists

  • Charing Cross, United Kingdom
  • 42 Craven Street, London WC2N 5NG, UK 
  • +44 0207766 4353 
  • Museum Association of Ophthalmologists in the UK - the largest museum in the world dedicated to optics. It was founded in 1901 and today it houses more than 10,000 different items, including points, there are more than 2 thousand.    

    Museum Association of Ophthalmologists in the UK includes not only rare, but also a truly unique exhibits. Here and devices for vision correction, and the image on the theme of optometry (eye exams), since ancient times and ending with the present. All the collected artifacts serve as a visual aid for students of local medical college, as well as specialists ophthalmologists from around the world.

    However, it will be interesting not only to physicians. Among the exhibits there are really interesting patterns: glasses spy glasses, scissors, transformed points and more. The oldest exhibit of the museum - the ancient Egyptian Eye of Horus amulet. Is there glasses and accessories that belonged to celebrities.

    The museum was founded by John Sutkliffom, an excursion into the office of his name must be booked in advance, by prior arrangement, since there are preserved rare and valuable items. The museum is part of the London Association of Museums of medicine and health. Museum staff conduct and traveling exhibitions in other museums around the country and the world.
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