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Musée d’Histoire de la Médecine, Paris

Musée d’Histoire de la Médecine - Paris, France
Musée d’Histoire de la Médecine
12 rue de l'École de Médecine, Paris, France 75006Map
Universite Paris Descartes
+33 1 7653 1693
Neighborhood: 6th Arrondissement
Overview

The Museum of Medical History, located in the former University of Medicine’s library built in 1905, in the heart of the Latin Quarter of Paris, invites you to discover the history of medicine and surgery, from antiquity to the 19th Century. Over 1500 objects are on display in windows, all unique and bizarre. They show, chronologically, the origins of medicine. A dis-mountable anatomical dummy made of lime wood, and composed of over 3000 sculpted pieces (on Bonaparte’s order), stands at the museum entrance and welcomes the visitors on their way towards a strange journey.

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Musée d’Histoire de la Médecine General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Wednesday from 02:00 PM to 05:30 PM, Friday to Saturday from 02:00 PM to 05:30 PM
  • Type: Science & Technology
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Odeon
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