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!
Join us for a morning Multi-Sensory Experience in our Benjamin Rush Botanical Garden! Learn about the historical uses of the plants in the garden and their associated folklore, touch and smell fragrant botanicals, and learn how plants can sense YOU! Enjoy a taste of beverages featuring a few selected herbs, smell some essential oils, and make some Victorian perfumery! This event is meant to be accessible to all.
Join Leemon McHenry as he speaks about corruption in the pharmaceutical industry during his lecture- "The Miscommunication of Medicine: Industry-Sponsored Ghostwriting and the Crisis of Credibility".
Join the Historical Medical Library’s celebration of the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week.
Join us in exploring the moment that changed Hemingway’s life and ultimately launched his literary career while also journeying to some of Hemingway's most loved places in Italy. There's a reason he stated, “Sometimes I think we only half live over here. The Italians live all the way.”
Join us for a hands-on parade arts workshop with local parade and action artists Spiral Q, and bring your creation and energy to our parade the following evening for a chance to be featured in the exhibit!
As part of Archives Month Philly, please join the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia for a special pop-up exhibit examining the history of herbal medicine in the West.
Join us for a workshop on how to create your very own cemeterrarium! Joining us from Laurel Hill Cemetery, Cat Aboudara will give a brief lecture about cemeteries, focusing on the peculiar Victorian pastime of picnicking in cemeteries. Eric Hillegass from Bespoke will guide you in how to build your own one-of-a-kind green graveyard to take home.
Join Botanica Philadelphia for a Carnivorous Plant Exchange at the Mütter Museum. All plant people welcome!
Be the first to experience the new Mütter Museum exhibition – Spit Spreads Death: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19 in Philadelphia
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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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.