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Dittrick Medical History Center

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Very informative and interesting

Lots of great historical medical information. Great exhibit on the history of contraception. Plan... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
Very nice

Just like photos. Beautiful building. Free exibit. Loved it. Building us old so alergy... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Lots of great historical medical information. Great exhibit on the history of contraception. Plan to spend several hours there is a lot to cover

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Just like photos. Beautiful building. Free exibit. Loved it. Building us old so alergy problem. Worth stopping. Park on Street never parking and walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

This free museum on the grounds of Case Western had so much information and artifacts from medical history. Lots of information on the history of women’s health and general Health from the 1850s and into more modern times There were so many things to look...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

We stumbled upon the Dittrick Medical Museum while wandering around University Square and the edges of the Case Western Reserve campus. The Museum is located on the 3rd floor of the Allen Memorial Medical Library building. Its theme tracks how medicine became modern with a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bill2455
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Disappointing. Small museum which abruptly halts to bring you into the largest room, containing an extensive display of IUD birth control devices. I have to question the curator's point with this display. Go to Philly and check out the Mutter museum, or the U.S. Army...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Lived in Cleveland my whole life and never realized this gem was right under our nose. Best allow for 1-2 hours to view this small but informative experience. Well equipped and well maintained. My wife and I both found this place fascinating

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband, teenage daughter spent 1 1/2 hours. It was really interesting. Quite a bit of reading. History combined with medicine Techinical pieces, mix with media of the day. Would absolutely recommend. There are also pieces on the first floor, off the library.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Very nice to have free admission; lots of historical items--many ob/gyn; not many cardiovascular (my specialty); covering wide range of medical development--mainly Western; great to motivate kids; a mini museum to show progression of medicine....

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Had some free time to visit the museum before the Indians game. Was not disappointed. The museum holds a lot of artifacts from medical science from the early 1900's. Even before. There was a special display/section for the reproductive sciences. Most interesting. It's free (donations)...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

We had about 3 hours to spend in Cleveland. The museum only takes up about half a floor of a building. You can see everything in about an hour or if you read all the exhibit descriptions and explanations, it can take hours. Very informative...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Laura S
July 5, 2017|
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It's free, but they do take donations if you feel you want to give.