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Dittrick Museum of Medical History

The Dittrick Medical History Center welcomes the public, as well as the university community. A museum, archive, and collection of rare books, artifacts, and images, the Dittrick embraces the experience of individuals and society as they grappled with changing conceptions of health and medicine. Every artifact opens a door to unique stories, about patients, healers, and community. Read more about the museum and all that we have to offer here. Come learn about how medicine became modern!

 

NEWS

New Exhibit Opening, Cleveland Dentistry Re-visited.

Date posted: September 27th, 2017

On Oct 1 we will open an exhibition entitled Cleveland Dentistry Re-visited: An exhibition to celebrate the 125th anniversary of CWRU’s School of Dental Medicine.
It will feature dental antiques and images from the collections of the Dittrick Museum and from the collection of Joseph Chester, DDS (CWRU SDM alum). …Read more.

The Fall Newsletter is out and available here

Date posted: September 27th, 2017

The Museum’s events and projects are covered in the Cleveland Medical Library Associations Newsletter.
Download a copy here: Newsletter-Fall-2017. …Read more.

Registration is now open for Oct 13-14, 2017, Symposium: Technology in Museums and Education

Date posted: May 22nd, 2017

The Symposium will mark the official Grand Opening of the How Medicine Became Modern digital exhibition wall, a touch-screen interactive that previews the collection through stories and images. …Read more.

Highlights

New Museum hours

Come in to the museum and check out our ever evolving exhibits. We have some new sections concerning public health, food, milk and water in Cleveland.
The Dittrick Museum has recently extended hours:

Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm.
Monday and Tuesday: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am – 7:00pm.
Thursday and Friday: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Page last modified: September 27, 2017