Mutter Museum in Philadelphia

19 S 22nd St (at Ludlow St)

Mutter Museum

The Mutter Museum in Philadelphia is a medical museum that displays an extensive collection of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments. Founded by Dr. Thomas Dent Mutter in 1858, the museum's collection includes preserved human remains, skulls, and skeletons, as well as medical tools and equipment from different eras. The museum is named after Dr. Mutter, a prominent Philadelphia surgeon, and professor who donated his extensive collection to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The museum's unique collection offers visitors a fascinating and sometimes macabre glimpse into the history of medicine, including rare medical conditions and surgical techniques. It is a must-visit for those interested in medical history and the human body.

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