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Indiana Medical History Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana

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Distance from city center: 3.7mi
welt-raiser's pictureby welt-raiser History & Culture travel tip
added on the 20th of October, 2010
One of the most oldest pathology centers in the US, the Indiana Medical History Museum is a hidden gem of science and medicine.

What makes this museum such an interesting a little bit creepy place is that everything looks the same as it was last used a hundred years ago. Only its not dusty. :) The furniture, the jars, the medical appliances, utensils, everything is arranged in a way that it gives you the feeling that any minute a doctor might walk in and start dealing with patients. It is amazing.

3045 W Vermont St, Indianapolis, IN 46222, USA

$5 for adults and $1 for children.

Opening Hours:
Thu-Sat: 10:00-16:00

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