The Mütter Museum
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 museum helps the public understand the mysteries and beauty of the human body and to appreciate the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Today, the Museum enjoys a steadily rising reputation with annual attendance exceeding 130,000 visitors. Enjoying international popularity, the Museum has been featured on countless TV programs and specials and is the subject of two best-selling books.
Features of the collection:
• The Soap Lady
• The skeletons of Harry Eastlack and Carol Orzel
• Dr. Joseph Hyrtl’s human skull collection
• Plaster cast and conjoined liver of “Siamese twins” Chang & Eng
• Specimen from John Wilkes Booth’s vertebra
• Jaw tumor of President Grover Cleveland
• The Chevalier Jackson, MD collection of 2,374 swallowed objects
• Rotating exhibits of photographic art and illustrations
• Tallest skeleton on display in North America
• Slides of Albert Einstein’s brain