Semmelweis Orvostörténeti Múzeum, Könyvtár és Levéltár, Budapest

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#26 of 54 in Museums in Budapest
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  • An absolute must for anyone interested in medical history. Semmelweis, who came on the importance of hygiene and saved the lives of many women who would otherwise have died because of lack of doctors. A "medical rebel" as not received with deference in the established medical community. His remains are located in the courtyard,
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  • There are several rooms dedicated to outlining medical history from ancient Egyptian to 20th century. The glass display cases are arranged in chronological order with the items of books, instruments, ...  more »
  • A walk through medical history descrbing the work of Iganc Semmelweis, the doctor who told his colleagues "to wash their hands" to avoid infections.  more »
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  • Cheap, but not very interesting, doesn't put Semmelweis's life in much context, or give much background, exhibits are ok, some old medical instruments etc
  • Several interesting exhibits, but nothing special. Lacks explanations.
  • Small museum with some interesting facts. Discount for students
  • Small place, interesting but not very impressive.
  • At the time there was a WWI theme...

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