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International Museum of Surgical Science

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1524 N. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614


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International Museum Of Surgical Science - user review
As I have lived in Chicago several years now and my folks have come to visit enough, we have been to all the major attractions, so now we seek out lesser-known places to explore. When looking through the local events calendar on metromix.com, we found an exhibit listed for the history of optical gla...

International Museum of Surgical Science | Museum/Attraction Review | Chicago | Frommers.com - expert review
This unintentionally macabre shrine to medicine is my pick for the weirdest tourist attraction in town. Not for the faint of stomach, it is run by the International College of Surgeons and is housed in a historic 1917 Gold Coast mans...

IMSS: A Museum Dedicated to Surgical Science
, an exhibition of photographs and works on paper by Christa Donner, both on view through July...

Exhibition Opportunities at the IMSS -- A Museum Dedicated to Surgical Science
“Anatomy in the Gallery,” a rotating exhibition program at the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago, showcases medically themed contemporary art within the unique context of the Museum’s historical collections and exhibits. The program was begun in 1998 to help fulfill the Museum’s mi...

DK Travel : Chicago : International Museum of Surgical Science
Medicine meets the macabre at this museum, with four floors displaying historic instruments that span 4,000 years of surgery. Murals and sculptures pay tribute to the honorable profession. Stronger stomachs may appreciate the ancient Peruvian skulls showing evidenc...

International Museum of Surgical Science - Near North Side - Chicago, IL 60610
The IMSS is housed in a mansion overlooking Lake Michigan, which makes for a unique museum experience. They have a few examples of medically oriented fine art: The Hall of Immortals, a room with tall stone statues of medical pioneers, was slightly eerie. The Hall of Murals has large oil paintings de...

International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, IL : Reviews of International Museum of Surgical Science - Yahoo! Travel
Housed in a historic landmark mansion, this turn-of-the-century museum summarizes 4,000 years of surgical history with four floors of exhibits arranged by country...

International Museum of Surgical Science - Chicago, IL, 60610 - Citysearch
Small, quirky museum has a number of medical exhibits on a number of subjects that are tastefully presented. Highlights include ones on the history of x-rays including an old device to measure foot size and other old equipment. Another exhibit shows a number of heart implantation devices while other...

CELL*WISE: International Museum of Surgical Science - Chicago
I visited to the IMSS several months ago, and I have to say that it far exceeded my expectations, and overall it was a great experience. The whole place is not that big, but if you go, and especially if you are quite interested in surgical science/medicine, then you should still allow at least 1-2 h...

International Museum of Surgical Science | Metromix Chicago
The museum is housed in a splendid mansion on Lake Shore Drive and a glimpse of its interior architecture is itself worth a visit. Several floors of exhibits chronicle the amazing, sometimes gory, history of medicine and surgery. Exhibits include an 1873 apothecary, a turn-of-the-century dental offi...

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