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The museum is home to hundreds of anatomical models, casts and specimens, as well as historical archives, a library, and a section devoted to the history of medicine.
Visiting the Universidad Complutense of Madrid is a journey through the centuries. From its beginnings as a “studium generale,” to its current status as one of the oldest and most respected universities in the world, the University has grown and adapted to the times. It is a place of knowledge and learning that has stood the test of time and continues to shape the future.
The Universidad Complutense of Madrid is an absolute must-see for any tourist visiting the city. Here, you can explore the fascinating history of one of the oldest universities in the world, and marvel at the Museum of Anatomy, “Javier Puerta,” which houses hundreds of anatomical models, casts and specimens, as well as historical archives, a library, and a section devoted to the history of medicine. Get a glimpse of the past, present, and future of science and research, and take part in a truly unique experience. Discover one of the most important and influential universities in the world and learn why it has been standing for centuries.
The University of Bologna College of Medicine is home to a truly remarkable museum. It is one of the oldest medical museums in the world, and it houses a variety of anatomical models, mummified and artificial body parts, and three fascinating collections of sculptures. The wax polychrome sculpture collection is a series of anatomically accurate wax models, some of which date back to 1794. These sculptures represent the stages of pregnancy from conception to childbirth. The plaster polychrome sculpture collection is a unique collection of plaster sculptures of various parts of the human body. Finally, there is the bone collection, an eerie yet awe-inspiring collection of thousands of skulls and two skeletons. Visiting this museum offers a truly educational and captivating experience for all tourists.Find On A Map