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Berlin Museum of Medical History

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Best medical history musuem in the world

An excellent overview of German discoveries in medicine and the development of such specialties as... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Toronto, Canada
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It was a fun and informational afternoon. I paid a little extra for the audio guide and I'm very... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
Felita R
Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

An excellent overview of German discoveries in medicine and the development of such specialties as Opthamology. A room full of preserved anatomical specimens including such disaseses as lung cancer, diabetes, heart disaese, genetic malformations, skin aliments and much more. Not for the squeamish! Excellent exhibit...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

It was a fun and informational afternoon. I paid a little extra for the audio guide and I'm very glad that I did. While some things are in English, most aren't. The audio guide didn't explain everything, but it gave me some information that I...More

Thank Felita R
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

The museum holds the highest number of kidney stones and they are quite attractive to observe. The tour guide aids a flair to the whole visit and spices it up. Would recommend asking for one!

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed January 19, 2018

My wife wanted to visit, but I was not so curious. I frankly did not think this would interest me at all, but I was very pleasantly surprised. yes its not for everyone and yes, i defied the advice and took my children who thoroughly...More

Thank Andyhud
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

As a former medical student i expected more from this place. I recommend it for those who do not work in the field. It could get a little creepy but i think it's worth itv because you get to know a lil' more about how...More

Thank Cruiser226623
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

The Medical History Museum of Berlin is located on the grounds of the Charité in a building erected by Rudolf Virchow in 1899. You can tour through rooms exploring the achievements of Western medicine in the past three centuries, including an Anatomical Theatre, Pathologists' Dissecting...More

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We had a Berlin Museum Pass and planned to visit after going to the nature history museum nearby (wrote a review about that one as well- a must see no doubt!) The one word I'd use to describe this museum would be "creepy". Three would...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

There are some museums you visit and you look at walls and think what the hell is going on or why I am bothering with this. There are things that promise to show you everything on a subject and they let you down. This site...More

Thank Asrj76
Reviewed September 3, 2017

To my surprise this museum goes beyond basic medicine and dives into criminal and forensic investigations which I found very interesting. What I came for (the specimens in jars, gory I know) was fascinating but was a bit of struggle for finding English explanations and...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

The museum is over 3 floors and probably isn't for the feint hearted. The first floor was on crime and it was very interesting to see preserved body parts with bullet holes etc. The top floor does contain preservation jars with babies that's have unfortunately...More

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