Haunted London

For a genuine fright, visit London's scariest places

Be afraid, be very afraid. As Halloween sidles up on the capital, we seek out the genuinely frightening places in this ancient and occasionally creepy city. From poltergeists in pubs to haunted hospitals, Time Out picks out London spookiest spots.

Hunterian Museum

Hunterian Museum Hunterian Museum - © Andrew Brackenbury

Bottled human foetuses, preserved monkey heads and misshapen skeletons are some of the creepy specimens that famed Georgian surgeon Sir John Hunter (considered to be the father of scientific surgery) collected to research disease - and they are all on display here at the Royal College of Surgeons musuem. If deformed bodies and organs don't scare you, the early failed attempts at tranplants might.

Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE Full details & map

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