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Mutter Museum

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This museum, located at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, is one of the finest medical history museums in America. The Mütter Museum is a 19th century style cabinet museum displaying medical artifacts such as anatomical specimens and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3001
City Centre West
+1 215-560-8564
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and son visited. It is a old museum. Lots of conjoined twins in jars. Several skeletons with various deformities. A large collections of skulls from people of various death situations. I don’t think it was gross like other reviews reported. It is a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ever since I saw a story on Mysteries at the Museum about the Mutter I have wanted to go. I enjoy the Mutter so much, it was all that I expected. I would recommend making it a part of your trip.

Thank Notlori
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only reason I gave an average rating is because my daughter enjoyed it. First of all it is way overpriced. Second it is so small we were done in 30 minutes. Lastly I was so grossed out I ended up standing in the lobby...More

Thank Demielf
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with high hopes. However, the place was totally overcrowded and it was really hard to see everything. I also thought the collection was limited - more "oddities" than true medical history or anatomy/pathology. However, the gift shop is amazing (worth a visit...More

Thank NJtravel099
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m famously squeamish and have a weak stomach for “medical stuff” - but this museum was on my bucket list. So I decided to suck it up and go...and if I got nauseous, I’d cut the trip short. I walked in and was hooked from...More

Thank Jozie2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will say this is for people who love medical history and are not sickened easily. I loved seeing all the well kept artifacts and the history of each. It is definitely worth a stop for the explorative minded ppl.

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am interested in Medical History and looked forward to visiting during a Philly trip..alas it was awful. Most exhibits have four shelves of artifacts and one must sit on the floor to see the bottom two levels and it is impossible to read about...More

Thank clairann2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mutter Museum houses a wide range of medical artifacts and oddities, including Einstein's brain. Definitely worth a visit for anyone interested in science, anatomy and medicine. It was actually pretty crowded.

Thank TaraB0997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia since my last review and they are really getting better in promoting themselves and reaching a wider audience. Love the special exhibits and this time went to see the chilling display on the "Spanish Flu" (or Grippe)...More

Thank TommyBoy94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small museum contains dozens upon dozens of human specimen. When I visited in Sept 2018, the Hair Art exhibit was open on the main floor. This exhibit featured gorgeous works of framed wall art made out of human hair. My favorites were a castle...More

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9 September 2018|
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Response from Kimmyndavid | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so. We visited in peak vacation season over the Fourth of July holiday and were able to get in without a problem by just walking in. I don’t know if they have a daily limit or not.
7 June 2018|
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Response from MutterMuseum | Property representative |
Regular museum admission is $18 with discounts for students, military, seniors, and youths. Admission is discounted to $16 (walk-ins only) on Mondays and Tuesdays. The Mütter Museum also participates in Art-Reach's ACCESS... More
15 May 2018|
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Response from Kylie B | Reviewed this property |
We spent about three hours there. I read every single description and story they provided and lingered over several of the artifacts. The whole place is fascinating.