The College of Physicians of Philadelphia (home of The Mütter Museum, History of, and the Center for Education and Public Initiatives) hosts numerous lectures and events for the public.  Please check back often for topics of interests.

Mütter Museum Refreshment Saloon

How does food affect our health and morale? Visit with reenactment doctors, soldiers, and confectioners of the American Civil War to see (and taste!) what soldiers and civilians ate and why. Hourly food releases (from 10 am to 2 pm) will help inform your palate of authentic Civil War recipes, including treats from Philadelphia’s Franklin Fountain and Shane Confectionery.

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Concerts at the College: Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Chamber Concert

Experience this rare opportunity as musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra play a Chamber Concert in historic Mitchell Hall at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

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Mother’s Day Brunch at the Mütter: A Members-Only Event

Did you know that “mutter” is German for “mother?” This year, Mütter Members can bring mom to the Museum for free and enjoy an exclusive complimentary brunch! Note: this event is only for members of the Mütter Museum.

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Spit Spreads Death: Panel Discussion

Join Trevor Smith, Curator of the Present Tense of the Peabody Essex Museum, Jane Boyd, Independent Historical Curator, and Matt Adams, artist member of Blast Theory, as they describe their collaborative process developing future Mütter Museum exhibition Spit Spreads Death.

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Grand Rounds: Poverty as a Public Health Issue

Join Dr. Mallya -- Senior Policy Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and former Director of Policy and Planning for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health -- for a discussion on poverty as a public health issue.

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Mozart's Death: Dastardly Conspiracies, Medical Fables, and a Likely Diagnosis!

Aside from the purely salacious joy of dishing dirt on famous dead people, Robert Greenberg aims to render composers, who are among the most hallowed of historical figures, more real, more human, and more accessible. His latest target: Mozart.

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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