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Each skeleton was different. While there were many fascinating pieces in the museum, there were several that I found especially interesting.

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Shrapnel had also removed part of his jaw. Vesalius on the Verge: The machine would fit someone over six feet tall; his head would stick out, while his body was inside the chamber.

You can not take pictures of anything inside the museum, so leave those cell phones in your pocket. I would trade way more than a thousand words for one of me standing with this exhibit.

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Feel free to skip the rest of this article. Picking the favorite of that collection is easy. A travel and lifestyle publication Friday, February 12, The Giant Colon It lies in a serpentine position inside a glass case like a creature from an unknown place or something that could only be dreamed up in ancient mythology, like an Ouroboros.

The actual year of his death is unknown, but the last known newspaper record about him was printed in Especially a picture-less one. There are pictures of him inside the museum naked with his protruding abdomen and a record of a visit to Hahnemann Hospital, which he was diagnosed as having constipation, and released.

Philadelphia Neuroscience-Artist Greg Dunn's collection of neuron paintings and etchings have been shown. Bring your walking shoes.

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The collection contains over human skulls. He was 7'8" tall in his boots, and relatively slim for his size he only weighed lbs. The collection was originally meant to be used as teaching devices for surgical students, hence its unusual nature.

So this shows how a 19th century specimen can have very important 21st century medical and scientific relevance. As I said before, many are disturbing, and there is a small area of human reproductive organs that may not be appropriate for children.

Photos of "Balloon Man" and his giant colon at the top of the page are are from http: Though less prevalent than it once was, cholera still kills thousands of people a year. About 2, objects extracted from people's throats are stored in file draws.

The Museum is on the right. Photos from the article [ larger version here ] Hinsdale stated his belief that the owner of the skeleton was around twenty-two to twenty-four years old at death.ARE YOU READY TO BE DISTURBINGLY INFORMED?

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The first book on the Mütter Museum contain artful images of the museum's fascinating exhibits shot by contemporary fine art photographers. Here, the focus is on the museum’s archive of rare historic photographs, most of which have never been seen by the public.5/5(4).

We are obsessed with the all-around uniqueness and fun of Betsy Oliphant and Andrew Ross’ union. From the unconventional style of the Mutter Museum, the [ ]. This 19th-century museum of curious and macabre medical mishaps is like walking through a Victorian horror movie.

It is intensely, fascinatingly creepy. Loved wandering around this place, I could have spent hours wandering around this place. We went on a Saturday so it was a bit crowded but I'd love to go on a weekday when it's dominicgaudious.neton: 19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA.

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