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Pauls Stradins Medicine History Museum

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Address: Antonijas iela 1, Riga, Latvia
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good, nothing suprised me, but was intresting to be there. I do like more ART!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

good, nothing suprised me, but was intresting to be there. I do like more ART!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I'm a Microbiologist so thoroughly enjoyed the range of medically historic exhibits and strangely a lot of old Russian space exhibits. Definitely worth the walk

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A slightly quirky place : lots of history (quite a lot of it ethnographic on the ground floor). I have a Medical background which helped to understand some of the exhibits which had signs only in Latvian. Currently has a great exhibition on the Art of Anatomy. If you are interested in this sort of thing - Go ... (I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

For me and my partner, this was one of the big highlights of our trip to Riga and one of the oddest museum experiences we've had in Europe. Firstly, this is a large museum with a confusing layout across several floors. The theme of medicine is followed throughout; consisting of odd looking waxwork models of cavemen in bandages, images of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It is a big museum, with a lot to see, and it is funny how they trace the medicine from the neanthertals till our days in a fun away with a lot of exhibits and a good atmosphere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Because we lingered too long looking at art nouveau buildings in the streets we arrived here a half hour before closing. The lady who rain the exhbit on Amber: myth and science agreed that we could come in and see the special exhibit. IT was totally worth it and we were very thankful. Not only was the exhibit fascinating, but... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Rīga Museum of the History of Medicine has a permanent exhibition, as well as temporary ones. Currently there is a very interesting exhibition about the use of amber in medicine and culture over the course of the centuries, with many exhibits borrowed from other countries. Part of the permanent exhibition focuses on space medicine, including a stuffed version of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

exhibits include mannequin models, ancient text books, medical instruments from ancient to modern, X ray machines, dental chairs, physiotherapy devices, hyperbaric chamber, autoclave, paintings etc. Covers areas from surgery, dentistry, psychiatry, optometry, pharmacy, and somewhat unrelated, cosmonauts' gear and food in space. Plan an hour for visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Even if you hate museums you will most likely enjoy this one, as it interactively depicts olden day medicine throughout the ages. The building that contains this museum is quite cool in itself, a very ancient one, pretty cool. The museum covers interesting topics, such as the two-headed dog experiments, as well as showing scary looking medical equipment from back... More 

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Nice little museum, it contains a few interactive pieces are interesting for adults and entertaining for children. An exhibition shows the story of development of medical science, the only negative is the lack of English annotations for many of the pieces. Nevertheless, overall it presents a really enjoyable and educational trip into the medical history for dummies)

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