Online Exhibition Venom: Fear, Fascination and Discovery
The University of Melbourne’s Research
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.
Medical History Museum responds to research enquiries and provides access to the collection by prior arrangement during normal business hours.
University of Melbourne
Brownless Biomedical Library
Parkville 3052 Victoria
The Museum is located on Level 2, Brownless Biomedical Library (Building 182) which is behind the Medical Building on Grattan Street. Enter Gate 10, Grattan Street and follow Kernot Rd. (Melways ref:X871 J6). Wheel chair access, toilets, café, parking.
Monday to Friday
10.00am to 5.00pm
1.00pm to 5.00pm
Weekend hours vary during University holidays. After 21 November 2015 the Museum will not be open on Saturdays until February 2016, and it will be closed from Friday 25th December until Sunday 3rd January 2016.