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: March 2019

Irrigator Eguisier: 19 Century Contraception


 New Objects on View in the NML Medical Museum

Menstrual aids in Czechoslovakia, 1970s.

Hygienic tampons Taneta (Rico Veverská Bitýška, since 1973) and Imuna, the „white mice“ (weisse Mäuse) imported from the DDR (VEB Vliestextilient Lößnitztal, 1970s-80s).  Hungarian-made cotton sanitary pads.

Finds in First-Aid Boxes

From the left: First-Aid kit contents, 1930s-50s  From the estate of dr. Ferdinand Najvar, Šumperk (1912-1979).  More First-Aid kit contents, 1960s-80s

Photograph by Petra Lendlerová


Předmět měsíce: únor 2019: Odznak lékařského automobilu


ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF THE RED CROSS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA
A new exhibition in the Medical Museum commemorates the centenary of the Czechoslovak Red Cross Organization.

 


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.https://muzeum.nlk.cz/2019/01/predmet-mesice-leden-2019/