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The Medical History Museum offers a great opportunity for secondary, tertiary and community groups to engage in the history of medicine through a stimulating exhibition program.

Come and visit the Medical History Museum on a guided tour. It is an opportunity to be immersed in the history of medicine and specifically visit the nineteenth century Savory and Moore Pharmacy. Find out how pharmacies operated then and their legacy. Tours are also conducted on the current exhibition program.

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Visitors information

The Medical History Museum offers FREE admission and welcomes visitors with disabilities. There is lift access to the second level although there are access limitations. To speak with a member of staff regarding a particular service or activity please contact the museum.

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Location &  Opening hours

University of Melbourne
Brownless Biomedical Library
Kernot Road
Parkville 3052 Victoria

The Museum is located on Level 2, Brownless Biomedical Library (Building 182) which is behind the Medical Building on Grattan Street. Enter Gate 10, Grattan Street and follow Kernot Rd. (Melways ref:X871 J6). Wheel chair access, toilets, café, parking.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 10.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday: 1.00pm to 5.00pm
Weekend Hours vary during University holidays

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