Our Museums

Explore, inquire and engage with the three Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences museums. Acting as dynamic study and teaching resources, the museums offer access to diverse collections and exhibition programs to both students and researchers.

The Medical History Museum

The Medical History Museum is a free museum for those inquisitive about medicine's contribution to scientific discovery and community well being. Explore, inquire and enjoy the social history of medicine and its role in society through a diverse exhibition program. Visit the nineteenth century Savory and Moore Pharmacy complete with pharmaceutical jars and equipment.


Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology

Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology is one of Australia's largest collections of real human tissue specimens and historical anatomical models, offering students and researchers a unique insight into the human body.


Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum

The Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum is unique in Australia for its age and comprehensiveness and its ability to provide insights into the social history of health, the history and development of the dental profession, and the history and development of dental education in Victoria.

It aims to inspire, engage and educate audiences about the changes that have taken place in dentistry from the mid-1800s, when unregulated practice was widespread, through numerous developments to the eventual establishment of the Australian College of Dentistry in 1897 and the emergence of an organized, qualified profession.


Witness to the History of Australian Medicine

Annotated transcripts from the Australian Witness program of seminars reflecting on the work of practitioners in significant areas of medical or scientific research, clinical practice and public health.

An exercise in peer-reviewed oral history, and a means by which the recollections of witnesses can be stimulated and the drama of their work relived.