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Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences - Temporaril...

Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences - Temporaril...

Presented by Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences at UAB Lister Hill Library

The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences will close at the end of the day on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 for renovations.
They expect to be closed about 5 months.

The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is dedicated to the preservation and display of equipment, instruments and objects that represent the history and development of the health sciences in the areas of education, research, and practice in the United States with special emphasis on the state of Alabama and its contributors to the practice of medicine. The scope of the collection includes, but is not limited to the following fields: medicine, nursing, ophthalmology, dentistry, public health and allied health.

The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences, the Reynolds Historical Library and the UAB Archives are equal parts of the Historical Collections unit within Lister Hill Library at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 

The Museum and Reynolds Library share space on the third floor of Lister Hill Library.Take first bank of elevators to the third floor, then enter the double doors on your left. Many events are held in the Ireland Room, which is located through the double doors on your right after exiting the elevator and is then through the last door on your left.

For information about current exhibits, click HERE

MORE ABOUT THE MUSEUM – The museum holds instruments, specimens and models used by health care professionals throughout the world and represents seven hundred years of medicine and ill health. Experience the history of medicine and its immeasurable progress and devastating challenges through these instructive artifacts of health and healing. Seven hundred years of medicine and ill health are represented with instruments, equipment, specimens and models used by healthcare professionals around the world. Experience the history of medicine, its immeasurable progress and devastating challenges, through the collections of the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. HOURS: Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm, except when Lister Hill Library is closed for holidays. There may be special hours offered for some traveling exhibitions. Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences Third Floor Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences 1700 University Boulevard The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Admission Info

FREE

Dates & Times

2010/09/24 - 2037/01/01

Additional time info:

Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm, except when Lister Hill Library is closed for holidays.
There may be special hours offered for some traveling exhibitions.

Location Info

UAB Lister Hill Library

1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0013