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Corporate entry Medical History Museum (1967 - )

The University of Melbourne

From
April 1967
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Education, Collection management and History of Australian Science
Website
http://www.chs.unimelb.edu.au/programs/jnmhu/museum
Location
Brownless Biomedical Library, The University of Melbourne

Summary

The Medical History Museum at the University of Melbourne was established by Professor Kenneth Russell in April 1967. The Museum is located within the University's Brownless Biomedical Library and houses over 4000 objects. A permanent exhibition is the Savory and Moore Pharmacy, established in London in 1797, its fittings and contents transported to Melbourne after its closure for display in the Museum.

The Medical History Museum is part of the Johnstone-Need Medical History Unit, and is administered by the Centre for Health and Society, School of Population Health.

Published resources

Edited Books

  • Healy, Jacqueline (ed.), Highlights of the Collection, Medical History Museum, University of Melbourne, Medical History Museum, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2012, 124 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Healy, Jacqueline, 'Medical History Museum: Telling Stories Great and Small', University of Melbourne Collections, vol. 10, 2012, pp. 3-8. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith