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Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum der Charite

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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Quite standard exhibitions, all kind of body parts and organs, different pathologies and some old medical equipment and surgery kits. Interesting if you are interested in medicine. Could use some modern, more interactive exhibitions.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Martin A
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We found this absolutely fascinating. Gave a really good history of healthcare in Germany and highlighted key developments. If you don’t speak German they have an English translation for the exhibitions which can be a little difficult to follow at times. They have an amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

This was really interesting - especially the special exhibition on how to detect death was really mind-blowing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LionessDK
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I love anatomy museums and this one didn't let me down. I really liked collection of human organs in different diseases. Too bad not all had English labels so had to use google tranlate a lot as we also wanted to learn. Easy to get...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NooraL110
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Having been to Berlin on a few occasions, we decided to go for some of the more non-touristy attractions. I saw some of the museum photos online and was quite curious, so we made a point of coming to the medical history museum in Berlin....More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Lynsey H
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This was a very interesting place to visit, slightly morbid because of Virchow's jar collection with diseases and deformities; but an introduction to the relevance of Virchow's extraordinary work.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Got us totally by surprise. We went inside, not knowing what to expect. Once you enter your first thought is "ok this is going to be lame at best". But then, you get to the floor that showcases canned and preserved organs, limbs and even...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 888nirw
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This museum comes on more floors inside the medicine faculty university of Berlin. On the first floor you can find the criminology floor where you'll see some reconstructions of crime scenes, or all stories about some famous killings. On the other floors you will find...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the Charité museum with its temporary forensic exhibition. Found latter quite interesting. The standard exhibition mainly shows real conserved body parts/organs. Next to the history of medical science in general an at the Charité itself, these exhibits are very fascinating for everyone minimally interested...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This museum tries to cover the entire history of medicine but devotes too little time to each aspect. For example, Paul Ehrlich, who worked in Berlin and discovered the very first cure for a disease, is given just one small glass cabinet. Lots of topics...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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