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Pauls Stradins Medicine History Museum

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I found this museum by accident when I walked past it randomly. It’s not advertised or near other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Holsbybrunn, Sweden
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A lot to look at, not much to read

The museum located on four floors, the first floor telling about stone/bronze/copper age, ranging... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
Lahti, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this museum by accident when I walked past it randomly. It’s not advertised or near other attractions, but I’m so glad I stopped there. For 2.50€, it was super cheap, and things were written in English too. What an amazing collection of medical...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cloudyann
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

The museum located on four floors, the first floor telling about stone/bronze/copper age, ranging up to the top floor, which was more about more modern health care and space related stuff. We spent about 1,5h there. There was a lot of stuff to look at,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank antti_suomalainen_
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This museum is exceptional. In addition to the hilariously awful dioramas about the history of medicine, there are a number of absolutely exceptional medical exhibits. These include some of the wackiest surgical instruments I have seen to date, an iron lungs machine, a Russian spacesuit,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nathanjx
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Some exhibits were very tired but it was interesting. 4 floors but you will only spend about an hour in there. Staff in cloakrooms very pleasant unlike the girl on reception who just grunted and pointed us the wrong way.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank m0rganhelen
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is one of those museums you may overlook as it doesn't shout at you to come inside, but definitely take the time to visit, as there is an amazing collection of instruments, old world scenes set in rooms to illustrate the bygone days and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Inara D
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We had a good time visiting the different rooms in the museum. Although it is not all new, the presentation was good and funny. Some parts were not that interesting and not everything was translated or poorly translated. But you could make up, what it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HankeN2
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the museum just a hour before the closure and managed to get a very quick insight into the exhibits. Even though many exhibits are old fashioned and "dusty", it was very interesting to explore e.g. human body prototypes slice by slice and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 11santab
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

First of all, if you are a student with only an electronic student id - don't bother trying. The staff will most probably be rude. We wanted to check the museum out anyways so paid full price. Only part really worth it for was the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ingrid Beate Ø
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Unfortunate first impression: Had to pay adult prices even when showing student cards, as the lady at the counter didn't believe we were students. Next, many of the exhibitions in the ground, first and second floor lacked descriptions in english. The third floor was the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tahaum
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We are students in belgium. We showed our student cards to the lady and she checked it, and then gave it back to us with a really antipathic "no!". Yes, my card is in french, student is "étudiant" so "i'm not a student because i'm...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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