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Mutter Museum

19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3001
+1 215-560-8564
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3001
City Center West
+1 215-560-8564
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum is on two floors. The first floor has general exhibitions. The basement has the most medical related items to view. I would have given it 5 stars but it lost two stars for the following reasons: First and important to me and anyone...More

Thank gimpybill
Reviewed yesterday

The Mutter Museum is the perfect place if you or your loved ones are into Medical oddities. My family has been there many times and my 14 year old daughter loves. It is not for everyone as there are some disturbing displays. But as a...More

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the coolest & creepiest museum that I've had the pleasure of visiting. From the jars of various medical discoveries from times long past, to the large room or drawers filled with bizarre trinkets removed from people's stomachs over the millennium, any person of...More

Thank Tisha215
Reviewed 2 days ago

Mutter Museum is one of the more interesting museums I've been to and their collection is filled with medical oddities and artifacts. Items included Einstein's brain, shrunken heads, three legged babies, weird skin diseases, and rib cages showing the effects of heavy 19th century corsets....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting medical, pharmaceutical, pathology based museum with some interesting exhibits i.e. a slice of Einstein's brain. Lots of grim exhibits of diseased organs in jars, but overall interesting for anyone with either an interest in medicine or weird exhibits like shrunken heads. We were...More

Thank SwissMiss17
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the coolest and most interesting museums I've visited. We went the weekend after Thanksgiving, and it was pretty crowded. The exhibits are very informative and a little creepy.

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took 6 adult family members, the cashier advised a family membership which saved considerable dollars at the start. The laymen in the group opined from amazing to more then they could handle. As a healthcare practitioner it was interesting and much to their credit...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like weird things so this piqued my interest, but the museum is over-priced. Go if you like the weird or are medically inclined.

Thank Holly T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Creepy, with old-school oak/glass cases crammed with medical anomalies. Documentation/presentation very old-fashioned, but fits well with what's on display. No photography allowed, bummer.

Thank Becky O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone with an interest in the medical sciences human oddities will find this museum interesting. Be advised that many of the exhibits are quite old and from Europe, but still interesting. Great selection of skulls and skeletons.

Thank Bob J
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What restaurants are in the area of the Mutter Museum? Preferably reasonably priced.
24 March 2017|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
I always use either trip advisor or yelp to find suggestions on restaurants whever I go. Unfortunately, I don't remember visiting any while I was there
Freddie K
Is photography allowed
7 November 2016|
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Response from MutterMuseum | Property representative |
Photography is not allowed in the main museum galleries due to the sensitive nature of the collection. Visitors may take photos in the main lobby (there is a 'selfie station') plus the art gallery and the medicinal garden.
How long should I allow to visit the museum?
26 May 2016|
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Response from lnwyd | Reviewed this property |
1- to 2 hours is probably fine. Although the museum is small it is very reading intensive. How engaging different exhibits are will depend on the visitor. I would also suggest bringing a magnifying glass with you. It can... More