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Mütter Lessons

EXPERIENCE A MINI MÜTTER LESSON FROM HOME!

Click on a thumbnail to start a lesson. You will watch a short video with Museum Educator Marcy Engleman and then answer a few questions about the topic.


       Email us to arrange a virtual lesson for your class!


THE HISTORY OF FOOT BINDING IN CHINA

                

How and why were the feet of young Chinese girls bound?


Mütter Museum Educator Marcy Engleman walks us through the history of foot binding.



THE ARTS OF TATTOOING AND PIERCING

                

How long have humans been tattooing and piercing themselves?


Mütter Museum Educator Marcy Engleman explores the histories of these practices.



THE INSTRUMENTS USED TO BLEED PATIENTS

                

Did you know doctors used to bleed patients as a method of treatment?


Mütter Museum Educator Marcy Engleman looks at some of the tools physicians used.

The Mütter Museum helps the public appreciate the mysteries and beauty of the human body while understanding the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.

  • 19 S 22nd Street
  • Philadelphia, PA 19103
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  • Monday through Sunday
  • 10am–5pm
  • We are closed on Thanksgiving, December 24, December 25 and January 1