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On this most (in)auspicious of days, we're answering questions about our VIP experience at the upcoming Mischief at the Mütter on October 27: Just what is Clüb 13? Why is it so special? And why do you definitely want to be a part of it? Let us reveal some clues, secrets, and teasers about the menu and the exclusive entertainment on offer…
The Mütter Museum has invited Brigadier S.L Gabriel, DSC, Military Attaché of the Embassy of Australia, to visit the collection and to hear of the Museum’s efforts and commitment to medical history preservation and scientific research. Brigadier Gabriel has accepted the offer, and during the visit will take possession of the skull on behalf of the Australian Army.
Regarding the article that appeared online in The Guardian, on Monday, September 25, 2017:
The Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is, as the article suggested, already in communication with the appropriate officials with the Australian Army regarding the cited specimen. This is being treated with the highest regard to protocol and precedent for such specimens. The Museum will release a further statement when appropriate.
On Tuesday August 29, The Mütter Museum will donate 100% of ticket admission sales to the American Red Cross to aid relief efforts for communities affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.
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