The Museum Of Medical History In Iowa Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

Inside the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, located in Iowa City, is the Medical Museum. You can find it on the 8th floor of the Colloton Pavilion near elevator F. It’s open Saturday and Sunday from 1pm until 4pm and Monday through Friday from 8am until 5pm.

Visitors can enjoy “hands-on” activities that involve learning about the function and structure of the human body. They can also take a close look at many antique medical devices and tools. Traveling exhibits of medical artifacts make the Medical Museum at the U of I Hospital worth a visit, but some of the things they have on display are not for the faint of heart.

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For those interested in medical history, the museum sponsors a fascinating lecture series related to their current exhibitions, medical and ethical issues, and the history of health care.

So what do you think of the U of I Hospitals and Clinics Medical Museum? Will you stop by for a visit?