Medical Museum

The Medical Museum, a Department of the National Medical Library, welcomes You every Thursday between 2 PM and 4 PM. 

For visiting at other times, please make an appointment by calling us at 296 335 964 or writing to us.

The Medical Museum is located in the courtyard of the National Medical Library building, Sokolska 54, Prague 2: the third house round the corner from the I.P.Pavlova square.

Object of the Month: December 2018

Coolie-Coat: Kuli-kabátek


 New Objects on View in the NML Medical Museum

Objects from our collections appear at the exhibition One Hundred Years in White Coat (Sto let v bílém plášti) organized by the Liberec Region and the North Bohemian Museum in Liberec in the hall of the Regional Authority in Liberec. If you happen to be in Liberec, you can visit the exhibition until the end of November.

Two little wood pigeons born in the rose tree of the Medical Museum garden. The smaller one did not, unfortunately, survive the current heat wave: Emil (or Emily) the wood pigeon prospers in the Prague Animal Rescue Station. Many thanks! Photo by Veronika Löblová

The exhibition Man-Made Man (Člověk v náhradách), which we have prepared together with the National Technical Museum and the Charles University, has been awarded 3rd Prize in the Museum of the Year category of the National Museum Competition Gloria Musealis 2018.


Further objects from our collections – including a jet injector used in the smallpox eradication campaign in Somalia in the 1970s – are exhibited at the Czechoslovakia in 100 objects. History of University and Republic 1918-2018 exhibition in the Prague Carolinum.

The museum collections, including old prints, are available for on-site study  as well.  The museum lends objects primarily for exhibition purposes. For loans, photographs, visits and consultation, please contact:

Medical Museum, National Medical Library

121 32  Prague 2, Sokolska 54 (courtyard building)

Head: Simon Krysl

Tel: 00420 296 335 964

The book catalogue of the Medical Museum can be accessed through the MEDVIK portal.