April 01 2017

The Mütter Museum Rebrands to Feline Focused "Mew-ter Museum"

Today we're excited to announce that we are transitioning from a medical history institution to a museum exclusively devoted to feline medical history! Please join us in celebrating today's launch of the new MEW-TER MUSEUM.
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March 30 2017

Mütter Institute Launches Crowdfund Campaign to Reinter Arch St Remains

After conducting an emergency rescue of dozens of coffins discovered underneath a construction site in Philadelphia, The Mütter Institute has launched a special crowdfunding appeal to raise funds to analyze and respectfully reinter the human remains.

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February 27 2017

Spit Spreads Death: What can a bedpan tell us about a pandemic?

Jane E. Boyd, Ph.D., is an independent curator and writer based in Philadelphia. She is the guest historical curator for Spit Spreads Death, the Mütter Museum’s forthcoming exhibition on the 1918 influenza pandemic. She was a guest curator for the Mütter’s current long-term exhibition, Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits: Injury, Death, and Healing in Civil War Philadelphia.

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January 23 2017

Going Viral Behind the Scenes

Mütter Museum aims to go “viral” with a special Facebook Live announcement revealing future exhibit about deadly flu pandemic. Tune into Facebook Live on Tuesday, January 24 at 2pm.

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January 06 2017

Celebrating Teen Health Week at the Mütter Museum

January 9 - 13: From Harrisburg to the Mütter Museum, teens are raising awareness of mental, sexual, and physical health concerns.
On Monday, January 9 2017, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia will be taking a convoy of young Pennsylvanians to the State Capitol in Harrisburg to celebrate the start of Pennsylvania Teen Health Week 2017.

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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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