Recollect: Health & Medicine

Exhibition closed, 20 May 2018 Powerhouse Museum

Explore the history and innovation of public health and medicine in this exhibition showcasing more than 1,000 objects from our extensive collection.

See beautifully realised anatomical models, surgical instruments from the 19th century to present day, taboos and strange historic medicine, and cutting-edge prosthetics and other examples of body enhancement. Be fascinated and intrigued by the Museum’s broad range of contraceptives, one of the most comprehensive collections in the world.

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