Anatomical Museums

Originating in Europe, where they were attached to an academic institution or medical practitioner, the Anatomical Museum found its way to America where in the late-19th century these private museums became a way to entertain the morbidly curious as well as those hoping to self-diagnose disease.

    Some 19th Century Anatomical Museums

      Baltimore: Dr. Becker's Anatomical Museum

      Buffalo, NY: Dr. Linn's Museum of Anatomy

      Chicago: World's Musee of Anatomy

      New York: Dr. Kahn's Museum of Anatomy, New York Museum of Anatomy

      Philadelphia: European Anatomical, Pathological and Ethnological Museum

      St. Louis: Drs. S. & D. Davieson's Grand Museum of Anatomy

      Liverpool, England: Liverpool Museum of Anatomy

      Manchester, England: Dr. Heidemann's Anatomical Museum

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