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Exhibitions and events

The BDA Museum organises exciting exhibitions and events throughout the year.

Free event: The dentist will see you now...

Saturday 27 October 2018, 2.30 and 4pm

BDA Museum, 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS


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Experience what it was like to be an Edwardian school pupil, as Dr Pedley shows what life was like for a school dentist in 1910.

What were pupils taught about their teeth and how?


This dramatic reconstruction of a lecture to school pupils demonstrates how important dentists were in maintaining standards of mouth hygiene and cleanliness.


Be warned this event involves some audience participation! Approximately 30 minutes.


Suitable for ages 7+.  


Admission is free.




For more information contact Dr Claire Jones.



This event is part of....


Up close and medical: discover London's medical museums

Exploring the hidden histories of London's Medical Museums, the BDA is delighted to be hosting the Up close and medical event this year, 


Could you be a dentist from 200 years ago?


Extract a tooth and test your drilling skills!

Handle objects from centuries past and join in workshops throughout the afternoon.  

Museums attending include:


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BDA Museum

The BDA Museum has one of the largest collections of dental heritage in the UK. Spanning the 17th to the present day, highlights of the collection include dental chairs, drills, oral hygiene products, and the infamous ‘Waterloo’ teeth. 

The BDA Museum is located at 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS, find out more details and our opening times.