Anesthesia museum, London

This item appears on page 65 of the January 2018 issue.

Covering the history of anesthesia from the first demonstration of ether in 1846 to the machines and equipment being used today, London’s Anaesthesia Heritage Centre (21 Portland Pl., London, England, W1B 1PY, U.K.; phone +44 20 7631 1650, ext. 7, was founded in 1932.

Housing over 4,500 objects, it comprises the archives of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland (AAGBI), the Anaesthesia Museum and a rare- book collection. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Admission is free.