The Horrors of Old-Fashioned Medicine
October 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019
Not for the faint of heart! Just until Halloween, this temporary exhibit will feature our collection of antiquated instruments used by medical doctors, revealing the practices of the past. Inspired by such items from our collection as the “tonsil guillotine”, “ovary crusher”, and “embryo destroyer”, this exhibit also features many of the medicines prescribed long ago. A spine-chilling exhibit such as this is perfect for Halloween.