This is an obscure museum that many Indy residents don't even know about, but we've traveled all over the country and this place is a gem! A docent takes you on a guided tour, 1- 1 1/2 hours. Don't be afraid to ask a couple of questions, they're full of fascinating little stories and tidbits that aren't part of their regular talking points. This is the Pathology building for the "insane asylum" that was built in 1896 and operated into the 60's. It also served as a teaching venue for future doctors, where they performed and demonstrated autopsies in the classroom that is straight out of old 1800's pictures you've seen. Fascinating collection of brain and organ slides on display with various, visible maladies, such as brain tumors, hemorrhage, syphilis, etc, etc... Might be intense or macabre for the squeamish, but if you're into it, go, go, go! Definitely worth your time. Price is modest- they receive no government funding. Hours are limited, so check their web page, before-hand.
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