McGill Medical Museum
Région touristique : Montreal
The McGill Medical Museum is a repository of materials that documents the study and practice of medicine at McGill University and its associated teaching hospitals. Its mission is:
• to catalogue, preserve/conserve and display collections, individual specimens, artifacts, equipment and materials that document and are associated with the history of medicine at McGill University.
• to promote understanding of medicine, past, present, and future, with a special emphasis on pathology.
Renseignements sur les collections
The Museum collection, has both historical and teaching value, and includes:
• the Osler collection, comprising approximately 60 wet specimens
• the Abbott collection, comprising approximately 80 wet specimens, most being examples of congenital cardiac disease.
• a collection of 35 skeletal specimens many of these are examples of battlefield injuries sustained in the American Civil War.
• fluid-preserved anatomical and pathological specimens (approximately 2,000).
• dry specimens (approximately 200, mostly skeletal)
• original accession log books/autopsy journals/paper materials and medical instruments and apparati
• wax models (approximately 25)
• lantern slides of anatomic specimens (approximately 400);1960 collection of paper mounted whole lung slices (approximately 500)
Nombre approximatif d'objets ou de spécimens dans la collection : 3000
Medical History and Technology
Information aux Visiteurs
Accessible by Public Transportation
Services de bénévoles
Volunteer Services Available •
Volunteer Training Offered
Nombre de bénévoles : 2
Tâches : Data base entry/research/photography
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Publications et produits