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. The Medical History Museum is a free museum for those inquisitive about medicine's contribution to scientific discovery and community well being.
- Online ExhibhitionDentistry: Innovation and education
This exhibition celebrates the 135th Anniversary of the establishment of the Odontological Society of Victoria in 1884, which brought about the development of the first dental school in the State.
- Online ExhibhitionVenom: Fear, Fascination and Discovery
The University of Melbourne’s Research.
Since its inception in 1967, the Medical History Museum has developed a diverse and varied collection of over 9,000 items
View our upcoming and past exhibitions.
Education and Research
The Medical History Museum responds to research inquiries and provides access to those parts of the collection that are in storage by prior arrangement during normal business hours.
Upcoming public events at Medical History Museum
Savory & Moore Pharmacy
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Notice Due to the emerging COVID-19 situation and policy statements from the State and Federal Government, University Museums will be closed until further notice. Thank you for your understanding as we endeavour to keep our community members safe during this uncertain time.
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.
- Monday to Friday: 10.00am to 5.00pm
- Saturday: 1.00pm to 5.00pm (Weekend Hours vary during University holidays)