May 11, 2020
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. America’s finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments in a 19th-century “cabinet museum” setting.
The Mütter Museum is a medical museum located in the Center City area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It contains a collection of anatomical and pathological specimens, wax models, and antique medical equipment. The museum is part of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Take a Virtual Tour of the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia or watch a Mutter Minute: Mary Lynch’s Skin. Features of the collection include:
- The Soap Lady
- Dr. Joseph Hyrtl’s human skull collection
- Plaster cast and conjoined liver of “Siamese twins” Chang & Eng
- The Chevalier Jackson, MD collection of 2,374 swallowed objects
- Slides of Albert Einstein’s brain
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