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Fun bit of history

As Kirksville is the birthplace of Osteopathy it is very neat the be able to tour thru and see how... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2019
Michael C
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Kirksville, Missouri
If in Kirksville, it is worth stopping to see

While visiting some friends in Kirksville, we stopped at the Museum of Osteopathic medicine. They... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Carol W
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Sep 4, 2019
“Fun bit of history”
Nov 6, 2018
“If in Kirksville, it is worth stopping to see”
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800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501-1443
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

As Kirksville is the birthplace of Osteopathy it is very neat the be able to tour thru and see how it all came about.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

While visiting some friends in Kirksville, we stopped at the Museum of Osteopathic medicine. They describe the differences between traditional medicine and this field, have many old instruments on display and I really liked one of the oldest photos of the graduating class that has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol W
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Small, but interesting museum, describing the early history of osteopathic medicine. The late 19th century was mostly frontier medicine, without formal training, and it is interesting how another school grew out of that chaos, with the goal of advancing the science of medicine. Things have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We attended as part of a field trip. The museum is interesting but the tour guides brought it to a whole new level. Easily spent an hour there and loved the variety we discussed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sharon M
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This museum offers a great display of the beginnings in America of osteopathy, and and the life of its founder, A.T. Still. Plan to spend more than an hour here.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

I really didn't know much about osteopathic before visiting this. The museum does a very good job of explaining the history of osteopathic and how it has changed through the times. There is just enough history and detail to keep you interested. The herb garden...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Neat place to go with the family to look and the things from the past. Fun activity for all ages. Friendly.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank krisrobin
Reviewed November 7, 2017

A very interesting museum for anyone interested in Osteopathic medicine and it's history. Not a huge museum, but easy to spend 30-60 minutes there. Parking is a bit of a problem as we found no spots just for the museum, but we did find a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank P B
Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is a must see and experience kind of place where you can walk back into and experience the place of Medical History that is not well known, but should be! Fascinating!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Susan S
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Their exhibits were amazing. This is where osteopathic medicine began. Try to attend when one of the staff or docents can provide a tour, for they are very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LisaFoxJC
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