Welcome to SurgiCat
SurgiCat is the online catalogue of the museum and archive collections at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. It includes information and images to help you explore our treasures.
- Find resources that tell the story of the inner workings of the College and its history, from minutes and correspondence to records of research and activities.
- Explore the deposited collections, donated or bequeathed to the College, from personal papers, case notes and correspondence to recipe books, diaries and photographs.
- With over 50,000 object records, SurgiCat is your way in to the rich museum collections of human and comparative anatomy, pathology and zoology specimens
- Discover the historical surgical and medical instruments collection and a surprising range of paintings, sculptures, silver and ceramics.
The development of the RCS Museum and Archive Databases has been generously supported by grants from the organisations below: