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Mobile, Alabama: Mobile Medical Museum

Self-described as "the largest collection of medical memorabilia in the Southeast." See anatomical models, an iron lung, Civil War amputation saws, and a lovely bleeding bowl.

1664 Springhill Ave., Mobile, AL
I-65 exit 5A, then east on Springhill Ave. three miles, at Walshwood St.
Tu-F 10 -4 by appt (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Mobile Medical Museum

Ask if it is time to feed the leech.

[Ingrid P., 03/15/2022]
Mobile Medical Museum

Had a wonderful tour. Really learned a lot of information; some shocking, some icky, all interesting. Walking through the museum, you gain an appreciation for how far medicine has advanced. Looking at the exhibits really puts you in a frame of mind of what it must have felt like to be a patient 300 or 200 or even a mere 50 years ago. Please remember to call ahead for an appointment for this worthwhile place!

[Cathy Lowery, 08/11/2013]
Mobile Medical Museum

I tried to visit the museum yesterday but discovered it is now by appointment only. I was informed that tours are run by one volunteer who is extremely knowledgeable, but she is elderly and cannot be there all of the time, hence the appointments.

[Jennifer Woods, 09/28/2011]

Mobile Medical Museum.

Mobile Medical Museum, formerly Eichold-Heustis Medical Museum

The Eichold-Heustis Medical Museum has been moved to 1624 Springhill Drive in Mobile and the name of the museum changed to the Mobile Medical Museum. It still features Dr. Heustis' unique collection.

[Cathy, 01/01/2011]
Eichold-Heustis Medical Museum

The Medical Museum was very interesting. The individual up front was very friendly and talkative. You can either take a guided tour or walk through on your own. They have some amazing pictures from the Civil War and doctor's field kits from different wars.

[Emily M., 09/12/2009]

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