150 years of the British Red Cross
Museum of kindness
Showcasing stories of people who have shaped our history and those who are part of our story today.
Stories of kindness, humanity and resilience
Museum of kindness is an exhibition showcasing over 150 years of history. It follows the journey of the British Red Cross through the stories of people who have shaped our history and those who are part of our story today.
The historical and contemporary items, many on display for the first time, hold memories of humanity, kindness and resilience.
The exhibition includes eight key themes: Origins of the Red Cross Movement, Beginnings of the British Red Cross, First World War, Second World War, Refugees and displacement, Disaster response and preparedness, First aid training, and Health and social care.
How to book
Open from 1 December 2021:
British Red Cross Museum, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL
No booking necessary for a visit, just email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This exhibition is free.
Curator: Mehzebin Adam
Object photography and graphic design: Karolina Heller
All images © British Red Cross Museum and Archives unless otherwise
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