May 24 2018

VIDEO: Civil War USCT Memorial

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, a new Civil War memorial for the United States Colored Troops (USCT) was unveiled in a special ceremony. This is the first of its kind in Philadelphia to recognize and honor black soldiers, who, according to Abraham Lincoln, were essential to saving the Union.

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May 14 2018

News of a rare donation to the Mütter Museum

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April 04 2018

New Civil War Memorial To Be Unveiled in Philadelphia

The Mütter Museum is co-sponsoring the dedication ceremony of the interpretive sign as the latest in a series of annual events commemorating the medical dimension of the Civil War. These events augment the exhibition, Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits: Injury, Death, and Healing in Civil War Philadelphia.

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April 01 2018

Surprising Results From New Scientific Analysis Of The Soap Lady

Here at the Mütter Museum we are proud to be world-renowned for our historically significant collection of medical and pathological specimens. But do you know that our collection is used for pioneering scientific research?

We're thrilled to share the results of a groundbreaking new archeophonemics study into the Soap Lady.

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December 07 2017

Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work at the Mütter Museum

This Winter, the Mütter Museum is unveiling an exhibition of Victorian hair art that is sure to be the "mane event" of the season.

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