Online Exhibition Venom: Fear, Fascination and Discovery

The University of Melbourne’s Research

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The cancer puzzle: patterns, paradoxes and personalities

Exhibiting 2 August 2017 - 24 February 2018

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Explore, inquire and enjoy the social history of medicine and its role in society through a diverse exhibition program. Visit the nineteenth century Savory and Moore Pharmacy complete with pharmaceutical jars and equipment. The Medical History Museum is a free museum for those inquisitive about medicine's contribution to scientific discovery and community well being.

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Medical History Museum responds to research enquiries and provides access to the collection by prior arrangement during normal business hours.

Opening Hours

The Medical History Museum is being refurbished. It is currently closed to the public and will reopen in August 2017.

This year is our 50th Anniversary and an exciting program of exhibitions and events will celebrate this landmark year.