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Dittrick Medical History Center

11000 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-1714
368-3648
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Small and hard to find but so interesting

We had about 3 hours to spend in Cleveland. The museum only takes up about half a floor of a... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
philosopher_al
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Rochester, NY
Wow for Medical History

A great display of the history of medicine to its modern evolution. It poses an d answer the... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Artieg419
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Henderson, Nevada
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11000 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-1714
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We had about 3 hours to spend in Cleveland. The museum only takes up about half a floor of a building. You can see everything in about an hour or if you read all the exhibit descriptions and explanations, it can take hours. Very informative...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

A great display of the history of medicine to its modern evolution. It poses an d answer the question, how did people survive with old medical care. It is self guided and can be done in under 2 hours. Park at the University Hospital garage...More

Thank Artieg419
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This museum is in the Allen Memorial Medical Library, 3rd floor and FREE! There was so much to see with some interaction screens that made it fun. I highly recommend visiting. I'm not in the medical field, just curious. We parked about 2 min away...More

Thank Kimberly B
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite stop so far in Cleveland. I have been to the Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago and this medical museum is much better. Loved the history of contraception exhibit! Very interesting and informative.

Thank Kripen
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This small museum is a bit hidden if you don’t keep your eyes peeled for it. It’s located on the Case Western Reserve University Campus in the Allen Memorial Medical Library building (get google directions to this building to save yourself some time). The museum...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This was something out of the ordinary and only for people who love history and learning. There were a lot off different things to see and it was neat to see the progression of medicine.

Thank stewartka416
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

What a fascinating little place! And it's free! The exhibits covering the history of contraception were fascinating. Who knew women used herbs and lemons? We were there about 1.5 hours and could have spent another hour if we hadn't been overtired from visits to other...More

Thank SluggoW
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Impressive collection. I've gone to medical museums in Belgium and Williamsburg and this was better than both. I went to another one that was more comprehensive in hs but this one is pretty great especially since it's off the beaten path. I was a fellow...More

Thank caitlyn m
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

I like the historical value of the items on display. It is like no other museum you will ever visit. I learned more that I ever thought I would about medical stuff I never thought about. I went with a grown up friend who was...More

1  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

Excellent display on contraception throughout the ages. Many medical instruments and artifacts on display. Interesting collection of venereal disease posters from the mid-20th century.

Thank Evelyn G
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Laura S
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Response from danielleeu9 | Reviewed this property |
It's free, but they do take donations if you feel you want to give.
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