Hyrtl Skulls

One of 139 skull specimens comprising our collection

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The Right Tools

Explore our full Civil War era amputation kit.

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Any Thoughts?

A wet specimen jar containing brain pieces

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Two Heads Are Better Than One

This plaster cast is of the original "Siamese" twins, Chang and Eng Bunker.

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Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits: The Series

Please join Museum director Robert Hicks as he takes you on a reminiscent journey through Civil War Philadelphia.

This series explores the staggering progression of medicine, the birth of the modern hospital, and the immense public effort that brought it all to fruition.

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The Mütter Museum helps the public appreciate the mysteries and beauty of the human body while understanding the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.

  • 19 S 22nd Street
  • Philadelphia, PA 19103
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  • Monday through Sunday
  • 10am–5pm
  • We are closed on Thanksgiving, December 24, December 25 and January 1