Army Medical Services Museum

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For other military medical museums, see Army Medical Museum.

Coordinates: 51°16′52″N 0°42′47″W / 51.281°N 0.713°W / 51.281; -0.713

WWI casualty in a diorama at the Army Medical Services Museum.
Army Dental Surgery, typical of dental surgeries, civil and military, during the 1940s and 1950s.

The Army Medical Services Museum (AMS Museum) is located in the Defence Medical Services Training Centre, Keogh Barracks, on Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, Surrey, England.[1] It moved into its present building in 1982. The museum presently houses the collections of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) and Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) the Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC) and the Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC).

The collections on display include uniforms and insignia, medical, dental and veterinary equipment, ambulances, an ambulance train ward coach and a large medal collection including 23 of the 29 Victoria Crosses awarded to the Army Medical Services. The collection also includes Florence Nightingale's carriage that she used in the Crimea, adapted for carrying stretchers.

The museum includes a shop.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army Medical Services Museum". ARCHON Directory. UK: The National Archives. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Army Medical Services Museum Shop". UK: Army Medical Services Museum. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 

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