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The Medical Museum Palmerston North

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"The Medical Museum 1980" is at the Palmerston North Hospital. At present the display consists of a "theatre" with operating tables, anaesthetic machines and autoclaves etc. The main display has an iron lung, neonatal incubators, staff uniforms, a school dental clinic, ophthalmic equipment, orhopaedic instruments, hearing aids, lab equipment, "Ward 13" and a library of old text-books.

The display cases within the hospital show a wide variety of surgical instruments, medical equipment, historic home-remedy machines, and Public Health education displays.

Collection Type
History, Military, Science

Contact Details
Postal address iconc/o Palmerston North Hospital, Private Bag, Palmerston North
Telephone number icon06 356 9169 Ext 7600
Staff iconDr David Warnock

Visitor Information
Physical address iconPalmerston North Hospital, Palmerston North, New Zealand, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconDisplay cases within the hospital are on view at any time. The Museum display and storage buildings are situated 100m in from Gate 5 in Heretaunga St. and are open most Tuesdays 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm or by appointment.
Charges iconDonation welcome.

Wheelchair accessGuided Tour
education programmes. Items are available for hire or loan.