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Our upcoming art exhibit TRACING THE REMAINS is a "must-see" winter exhibit, according to Smithsonian Magazine.
You'll find everything from beloved childhood characters to animatronic dinosaurs on display this season
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On Monday, College Fellow Dr. Jack Coulehan invokes he the tender care shown by “America’s world poet,” Walt Whitman, as he comforted wounded soldiers during the Civil War, by reading from his own works of poetry, The Wound Dresser.
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"As far as the press and public knew, the president had merely suffered a toothache. His mustache was unchanged."
Grover Cleveland was the only U.S. president to serve two nonconsecutive terms, making him both our 22nd and 24th presidents. Although he won three consecutive popular votes for president, 1884, 1888 and 1892, he lost the 1888 election when Benjamin Harrison won the electoral college vote. Three months into his second term in office, Cleveland noticed he had a sore spot on the roof of his mouth. It was on the upper left side - his favorite side...
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A new addition to the Mütter Tree for 2016 from one of our Instagram followers!

The Museum will be CLOSED December 24 and December 25.
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Announcing: TRACING THE REMAINS, a new art exhibition opening here January 13, featuring two mixed-media artists who explore pathology, disease, and the human condition through intricate embroidery and crochet work.

Tracing the Remains will replace David Orr's Perfect Vessels, which runs until January 5.
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Our excellent Museum Director Dr. Robert Hicks will discuss syphilis, spurious vaccines, and the Civil War on December 13! Tickets:
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Suffering from Jazz Deficit Syndrome? Musical Affective Disorder? Oct 31 we have the cure to your October chills:
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So, which event in October will we see you at? We have symmetrical skulls, rolling heads, smooth medicine from the Jazz Doctors, and much more…
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America's Premiere Medical History Museum
Disturbingly Informed

America's finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments in a nineteenth-century "cabinet museum" setting. 

The goal of the Museum is to help visitors understand the mysteries and beauty of the human body and appreciate the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Museum Hours
Daily 10AM - 5PM
Closed Thanksgiving, December 24-25, January 1

Museum Admission
General: $15
Military: $13*
Senior: $13*
Student*/Youth (6-17): $10
Child (5 & Under): Free
*requires valid id
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