December 11 2019

Annual Mütter Holiday Toy Drive

This holiday season give back at the Mütter!

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December 03 2019

It's Giving Tüesday at the Mütter!

Here at the Mütter it's Giving Tüesday, and this year we're raising funds to restore and display our Irong Lung—one of only a handful left in the world! Our 640-pound Irong Lung is such an important part of medical history and shows us how far we've come in understanding infectious diseases in just a few decades.

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August 19 2019

Why Spit Spreads Death?

Robert D. Hicks, PhD is the Director of the Mütter Museum and its Historical Medical Library; the William Maul Measey Chair for the History of Medicine; and project director of “Spit Spreads Death: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 in Philadelphia”. In the following post he discusses the museum staff’s journey to explore the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 and what sparked their interest in creating Spit Spreads Death.

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July 24 2019

Spit Spreading: an Ambitious Project in Progress

Nancy Hill is Special Projects Manager at the Mütter Museum. She is part of the core team of internal staff leading Spit Spreads Death. Here, she outlines the project and introduces the partners involved in the multifaceted exhibition, artist project, and public health programming.

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June 06 2019

College of Physicians Reveals $25 Million Campaign to Double Mütter Museum and Library Exhibition Space by 2023

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, home of the Mütter Museum, announced renovation plans today that will double its exhibition space by 2023 through an ambitious capital campaign that has already raised $10.7 million of a $25 million goal including six seven-figure pledges.

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