Online Exhibition Venom: Fear, Fascination and Discovery

The University of Melbourne’s Research

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It's a Gas! Dentistry & Cartoons

Exhibiting 9 May - 29 October 2016

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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.


University of Melbourne
Brownless Biomedical Library
Kernot Road

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.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday
10.00am to 5.00pm

1.00pm to 5.00pm

Closed Sundays

Weekend hours vary during University holidays.