Youngstown, Ohio: Rose Melnick Medical Museum (Gone)

On the campus of Youngstown State University. Had an iron lung and a 19th-century amputation kit among its many exhibits.
Directions:
US 422 to the Wick Ave. exit. Drive south a half-block. On the left.
Status:
Gone

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Rose Melnick Medical Museum

The Museum was shut down a couple years ago. The pieces from the Museum are scattered about Campus. The Iron Lung is in storage, but a replica of it is in Maag Library. Some of the smaller items are on display in Cushwa Hall on Lincoln Ave.

[Dwight Berner, 06/03/2018]

Iron lung.

Rose Melnick Medical Museum

Also includes a library with historical medical books, a vibrator from 1911, and a foot-powered dental drill.

[Lisa, 04/02/2011]
Rose Melnick Medical Museum

A medical museum on the campus of Youngstown State University, this one has lots of medical oddities, as well as a collection of old-time surgical equipment.

[Trish, 04/26/2006]

Promises an "iron lung, a German X-ray machine, a 19th-century amputation kit, and an 1850s electric shock device."

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