Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children  

 
 
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Great Ormond Street Hospital for ChildrenThe first hospital in the world to provide in-patient beds for sick children, Great Ormond Street is still going strong after more than 150 years. What started out as 10 beds in a converted 17th century townhouse on the corner of Powis Place in 1852, is now the largest centre for research into childhood illness outside the United States. After initial skepticism and low patient turnout the hospital's services were promoted by principal founder Charles West's friend the novelist Charles Dickens who wrote in praise of the hospital when it opened in his popular magazine Household Words. Another famous supporter and author was J. M. Barrie who gave the rights to Peter Pan to the hospital after his death - a major source of revenue, since every new production of the play, or film version has to pay royalties to the hospital. The hospital also contains a museum which can be visited by appointment, and a small gallery devoted to Peter Pan.


 

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Brunswick Square NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Useful Numbers > Hospitals
Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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Queen Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th December 2017 to 27th January 2018 - 12.30pm-5.30pm
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 9 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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52 Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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The Espresso Room
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31-35 Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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57 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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54 Lambs Conduit Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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The Foundling Museum
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40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2018 

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Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

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