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“A Visit to the Depot” – Tweetup at the Medical History Museum

August 16, 2013

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Earlier this week, I took part in yet another museum tweetup (#MuseUp), this time at the Medical History Museum here in Berlin. I’ve written in detail about the museum before, and although it didn’t make my Top 5 list for Berlin, it’s definitely in my Top 10 and got a mention in my recent Berlin Museum City Guide. This visit was extra special though, because we got a guided tour around the museum from the director himself, Prof. Thomas Schnalke, and in the context of […]

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52 Museums in 52 Weeks

January 4, 2012

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52 Museums in 52 Weeks

This time last year I had the idea that, as a challenge for the year, I would try to visit 52 museums in 52 weeks. However, with #MuseumBaby to look after I didn’t know how feasible this project was or whether I’d just end up being one of those mums who visits the National Museum of Scotland every other day because it’s free and it’s raining again outside. Turns out, a bit of both as the case was. But, either way, I didn’t tell anyone […]

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Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum

September 15, 2011

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Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum

Another museum that we initially visited in Berlin because it was next to our temporary accommodation is the “Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum”, or the Berlin Medical History Museum. Situated on the campus of the Charité hospital, it has a most fascinating history: The Charité in Berlin, founded in the early 18th century, is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe. When Rudolf Virchow, a world famous pathologist of his time and considered by many to be “the father of modern pathology”, took over as Chair […]

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