Cleveland, Ohio: Juno, Talking Transparent Woman (Gone)

Anatomically enlightening transparent woman once stood at a city health museum, but has ended up over in the natural history museum. Used as a teaching tool -- not currently on public display.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Directions:
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive. University Circle.
Hours:
M-Sa, 10 am - 5 pm, W 10 am -10 pm, Su noon-5 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
216-231-4600
Admission:
Adults: $9.00; $5 after 5 pm on W
Status:
Gone

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Juno the Transparent Woman

Juno is currently at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, but she is off display right now. Word is that she's being repaired, and will be shown again when she is fixed.

[Heather, 09/03/2009]

Juno, transparent woman.

Juno the Transparent Woman

Juno is on display again!

In January 2007, HealthSpace Cleveland merged with The Cleveland Museum of Natural History. This change has allowed the Museum to continue the tradition of providing health and life-science education. [...and displaying a see-thru woman with visible organs.]

[Candi, 11/29/2008]
Juno, Talking Transparent Woman

Juno is soon to be homeless again. The October 29th, 2006, edition of the The Plain Dealer newspaper reports that HealthSpace Cleveland, her current home, will close as of December 30th, 2006. Apparently the new museum cost too much and is a big money loser. Only two more months to see Juno and sit inside the Human Head with seating for 60.

[John Kaminski, 11/10/2006]
Big tooth extracted, to be replaced with giant head

The Cleveland Health Education Museum, home of "Juno, the transparent woman," is undergoing radical surgery to save it from a near-fatal case of attendance dropsy. The venerable Cleveland, OH museum had lately failed to bring in the crowds, despite the presence of a giant tooth, large veiny eyeball, and the Theater of Human Sexuality.

... [02/23/2003] Complete News Story

Juno the Transparent Woman

Juno is currently homeless. But she is traveling. The foundation that own's the Health Museum in Cleveland has demolished the old building and is currently in the process of building a new and improved one. From what I have read in the local papers Juno is currently roving the state of Ohio in her own semi trailer as a part of a movable health exhibit touring state public schools. They give a rough date of late 2003 for the opening of the new museum. So hopefully Juno will have a nice relaxing vacation visiting the kids.

[Rich Reeves, 08/24/2002]

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