When to visit
We’re open Monday–Friday, from 9am until 5pm (although, we're closed on Bank Holidays).
How to get here
Royal Pharmaceutical Society Museum
66 East Smithfield
The museum is a 5-minute walk from St Katharine Docks and a 10-minute walk from Tower Bridge and the Tower of London (see the map at the bottom of the page for more details).
The 100 bus stops at Bus Stop TS or Bus Stop TN on East Smithfield, and is a 3-minute walk to the Museum.
By Train or Tube
Tower Hill Underground and Tower Gateway DLR stations are both a 10-minute walk to the Museum.
Shadwell Overground Station is a 12-minute walk.
Cycle Hire Docking Stations are available on Dock St and the Museum is close to the CS3 Cycleway.
There is a disabled bay outside the Museum on John Fisher Street.
You'll find more information about Blue Badge holder parking in Tower Hamlets here.
When You Arrive
Our Museum is free to visit and open to all!
You'll find us on the ground floor of the RPS London Office (ring the bell on the left-hand side to come in).
If you have any access requirements, we would be happy to discuss them before your visit to make it as enjoyable as possible.
- There is step free access to all display areas
- There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor
- Large print guides are available on request.
Our museum tours lead you through our Museum displays delving into the history of pharmacy, medicines and the RPS. Tours are charged at £10 per person, and must be booked in advance.
We offer free guided tours to:
- RPS Members
- Pharmacy student groups (from Great Britain)
- School groups (from Great Britain)
If you would like more information or to book a tour, please get in touch [email protected].
Use this map to plan your visit