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The Mütter Museum, and our home The College of Physicians of Philadelphia hosts events and lectures all year round! Check them out below and we hope to see you soon!

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The Kate Hurd-Mead Lecture: Dr. John Langdon Down, Prenatal Diagnosis, and Disability Advocacy

Join Dr. Goplerud in this lecture about prenatal diagnoses of fetuses with Down Syndrome and the challenges doctors face when trying to balance their duty to society, families, and the unborn.

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Headcase: LGBTQ Writers and Artists on Mental Health and Wellness

Join the editors and three "Headcase" contributors share their personal reflections and experiences about the intersections of mental wellness, illness, and LGBTQ identity.

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Library Pop-up: Women's History Month

The Historical Medical Library will be celebrating Women’s History Month by displaying ephemera, books, and archival material by women or about women in the history of medicine!

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The 42nd Annual E. B. Spaeth Oration and Dinner

Join us for the 42nd Annual E. B. Spaeth Oration and Dinner. This year's oration is entitled "The Inquisitive Physician." The mission of the Spaeth Oration is to preserve his values, and to inspire others to live honestly, take risks, and contribute positively--especially students, residents and fellows.

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Plant Exchange and Launch of Botanica Philadelphia

Botanica Philadelphia is a group of plant enthusiasts in Philadelphia (and nearby) who want to meet our plant enthusiast-peers and gather to share stories of rare species, soggy mediums, fertilizing regimes, and humidity levels.

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Mütter Touch Tour

Join us for a visually descriptive tour of the Mütter Museum's collection. Hear about our specimens in visceral detail and explore touch objects throughout the museum. This event is strictly for visitors who are blind or of low vision, and their companions.

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Library Pop-up: The Fireplace

The Norris Room Fireplace is the highlight of any exhibit that is displayed in the Historical Medical Library. This event is FREE with museum admission.

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6th Annual Public Health Day Symposium

The Public Health Day Symposium kicks off Public Health Week and provides a unique collaborative environment for all academic, community, and government public health professionals in the greater Philadelphia region.

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The Strange World of Seeds: Book Talk & Signing with Author Thor Hanson

We’re teaming up with Longwood Gardens for an evening in celebration of one of the most fascinating objects on earth: seeds. Join fellow readers and botany aficionados alike to hear "Triumph of Seeds" author Thor Hanson and Director of Education Jacqui Bowman, PhD. share their thoughts on how these tiny marvels have shaped human history.

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Teen Health Week: The Gauntlet

Calling all teens! Join us for Teen Health Week and compete in the Teen Health Obstacle Course for a chance to win a grand prize!

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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.

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