Object of the Month: May 2024

Object of the Month: May 2024 “A Midwife’s Amulet”   At the end of April 1945, shortly before the liberation of Czechoslovakia and only a few days before his death, the gynecologist and numismatist Antonín Mastný (1875-1945) donated to the Medical Museum, “to honor the memory of Professor Emil Zikmund,” a pendant of silver chains and a thaler, decorated by […]

NML Medical Museum at 90

NML Medical Museum at 90 Lékařské muzeum Československé zdravotnické muzeum Zdravotnické muzeum Národní lékařské knihovny 1934-2024 The Medical Museum of the National Medical Library, founded as the Museum of Physicians (Lékařské muzeum) in 1934, celebrates incredible 90 years. Moving locations and changing names, it has persevered, rich in its unique collections, the creativity of its […]