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International Museum of Surgical Science

  • 1524 N Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60610
  • (312) 642-6502
  • Website
  • Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Saturday – Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Opened in 1954, the International Museum of Surgical Science celebrates the history of medical surgery and the progress made in the field. The museum is operated as a non-profit outreach of the International College of Surgeons, and works to educated visitors about the unusual and amazing advancements in technology as well as the fascinating contributions to the medical field from scientists around the world. The museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and resides in a mansion designed after a French chateau on the grounds of Versailles. For a fascinating look inside the human body, as well as some beautiful architecture, the International Museum of Surgical Science is sure to excite your curious side! (Admission is free on Tuesdays!)