Photo Post: Oddities at the Musee d’Histoire de la Medicine

At the Musee d’Histoire de la Medicine, we walked through a timeline of medicine, ranging from the ancient Egyptians through the early 1900’s. The museum had antique devices from every field of medicine. The museum’s collection contained everything from medical devices that were used on Louis XIV to a table that was inlayed with human organs that had a foot as a centerpiece. There were several antiques that came from fields related to neuroscience, such as hearing aids, eye, some of the first prosthetics, and an electrostatic machine.

A table with a human foot

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