Meet the Nightingale Nurse


Come and meet one of Miss Nightingale’s nurses in our popular Key Stage One workshop! Discover why Florence went to the Crimea, how she improved conditions for the soldiers and nurses, and how her work was continued at the Royal Victoria Military Hospital.

During this session pupils will:

  • Find out about Florence Nightingale’s work in the Crimea
  • Explore nursing in Victorian times through role-play activities
  • Handle historical objects from our collection
  • Make nursing badges to take back to school
  • duration approximately
  • 1.5
  • hours