Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Today, the Museum enjoys a steadily rising reputation with annual attendance exceeding 130,000 visitors. Enjoying international popularity, the Museum has been featured on countless TV programs and specials and is the subject of two best-selling books.
The Museum Education program is geared toward middle school and high school students of diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and partners with area schools to expose students to the wide variety of careers in health care and biosciences, as well as to introduce them to the history and culture of medicine.
Features of the collection:
- Soap Lady.
- Dr. Joseph Hyrtl’s human skull collection.
- Plaster cast and conjoined liver of “Siamese twins” Chang & Eng.
- Specimen from John Wilkes Booth’s vertebra.
- Jaw tumor of President Grover Cleveland.
- Rotating exhibits of photographic art and illustrations.
- Tallest skeleton on display in North America.
- Einstein’s brain.
Note: The above description came from the organization's About page.
In The News
- Australia seeks soldier's skull held at Philadelphia's Mutter Museum, Newsworks, September 30, 2017.