Rittenhouse Museums and Galleries
19 S. 22nd St., Rittenhouse
It's definitely not for the squeamish, but anyone who's a geek about the human body (or a fan of The Nick) is likely to love the Mütter, a museum of medical history run by the Philadelphia College of Musicians since the 1800's. Among the—literal—cabinets of curiosities: the human skull collection of Joseph Hyrtl (which includes more than a hundred specimens), several pieces of Einstein's brain preserved in glass slides, and hundreds of fascinating, if disturbing, antique medical tools and devices.
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