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Pauls Stradins Medicine History Museum

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Address: Antonijas iela 1, Riga, Latvia
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Excellent museum

After visiting this museum, part of it reminded me of the body works exhibition. To get into the museum you can pay for the museum, and have the option to add on the two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Amey G
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quite old museum, so the exibition at some point is boring, not interesting... The fun part starts on the 3rd floor.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting this museum, part of it reminded me of the body works exhibition. To get into the museum you can pay for the museum, and have the option to add on the two exhibitions that they are currently showing, we did them all and it cost approx €9 for an adult and student. The museum itself was really interesting... More 

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Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I was surprised for the huge quantity of interesting items but also the objective to make us to come into the medieval and past societies.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I could only smile when I visited this museum.The previous science museum I had visited was in Dresden was all high tec.This was completely the opposite.Much of their way of displaying is about 50 years out of date.Lots of organs in bottles for those that like that sort of thing.Also there is a room featuring the Black death in the... More 

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Thank wingate
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

This museum has 4 floors, so reseve enough time for the visit. Part of the exhibition misses English descriptions so it is hard to follow those parts. Anyway the exhibition is a thorough and extensive dive to the history of medicine and very much worth a visit. The tickets cost almost nothing. The part about cosmonauts was really interesting for... More 

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Ogre, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This place is absoulutely magnificiet to visit if you are interested in medicin. If not, still see it and you miht get blown away how much interesting stuff they offer. I really liked it. About 15 mins drive away from the city center.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I am not working in medicine or otherwise connected, but still pretty much the whole museum was very interesting in my opinion. The expositions are well done and you get a lot of information. There are a lot of different things, such as a whole room with a space related exposition, old tools and machines they used, a two-headed dog... More 

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Umea, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Partly outdated exhibitions, partly non-renovated, very old and worn exhibitions rooms. Some nice exhibitions but needs a "face-lift".

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

One of the best medicine history museums I have ever been to. The exposition on the second floor (medieval) and last floor (astronauts) is a must-see thing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Slightly bizarre but really interesting look at science and medicine from the Soviet / Latvian perspective. Lacked the finesse of larger museums but more than made up for it with quirky, memorable displays and objects. I visited over two years ago and still remember many of the exhibits clearly.

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