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Mütter Minute Archive

Museum director Robert Hicks, PhD, takes a minute every week to showcase an item from our collection. Click HERE to see the full archive on YouTube!

Mütter Minute: Benjamin Rush's Watch

Every other Monday the Director of the Mütter Museum takes a minute to showcase an object from our collection. This week Robert introduces Benjamin Rush's watch.

Skin Cancer Slides

Every Monday The Director of the Mütter Museum takes a minute to showcase an object from our collection. This week Robert shows you a very personal item.

Perkins Patent Tractors

Every Monday the Director of the Mütter Museum takes a minute to showcase an object from our collection. This week Robert shows Elisha Perkin's Patent Tractors, which he used to "draw off the noxious electrical fluid that lay at the root of suffering."

Hieronymi Fabricii Ab Aquapendente pub.1620

Every Monday The Director of the Mütter Museum takes a minute to showcase an object from our collection. This week Robert showcases a rare anatomical text featuring chickens, published in 1620.

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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