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Pauls Stradins Museum for History of Medicine, Riga

Categories: Science Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Find out how medicine has advanced throughout the centuries at Pauls Stradins Museum for History of Medicine, one of the three largest museums of its kind in the world. With some 200,000 items as well as temporary exhibits, the museum covers medicinal practices dating back to ancient times. Learn about healing with amulets and shamanic devices as well as the workings of complex 20th-century machinery still used today. See dioramas of daunting medieval hospitals and excruciating dentistry operations, or explore various medicinal tools, from the simplest to the most outrageous. Check out the exhibit on Latvian medicinal history. To visit Pauls Stradins Museum for History of Medicine and other attractions in Riga, use our Riga vacation builder.
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  • Interesting Museum for visiting with children! Very poznavat′l′na! The residence time of about an hour and a half.
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  • well organized, is contained in the order, there are already very many years. You can visit because it's really one of the worthy sights of Riga.
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  • Different time periods from palaiolithic era till the previous decades. Almost 99% the exhibition was not from Latvia History. Although Russians are not very popular because of the Soviet era most of ...  read more »
  • Huge collection of items .. Nice display of historical equipments and narrates the history of many great Doctors and Scientists .
  • Skip the basement part of the exhibition and start from the top floor, much more interesting that way.
  • Pretty outdated presentation of exposition. Most interesting space medicine room
  • All is very old, the same like 20 years ago :/
  • Specific place.
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