Saturday, 20 February 2010

Wellcome Museum of Anatomy and Pathology

Whilst there are traveling exhibitions displaying human anatomy in a way we may presume has never been done before there are in fact many institutes and museums offering a much greater learning experience and better opportunities to come in to close contact with anatomical specimens. One which I am looking to visit in the coming month is the Wellcome Museum of Anatomy and Pathology which is designed to be a learning resource for students and professionals that study or work within the medical arena. With over 2000 wet preparations (A method of preparing specimens for examination in which they are kept in their liquid state or suspended in a liquid, rather than being dried and then examined.) , disarticulated bones, models and slides amongst many other interesting learning aids. You can visit there as part of a group study outing or even arrange for a private study and is often booked for large groups and presentations, as well as offering workshops and courses. The address is Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields London. TEL: 020 7869 6560 for visiting inquiries.