International Museum of Surgical Science

International Museum of Surgical Science    

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The International Museum of Surgical Science is a museum located in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.

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Mar 16, 2024
This place needs an overhaul. Audio tour was near useless ("be sure to read the placards around the room"). Exhibits have uneven quality and focus too much reverence on white guys who had means and o… Full review by mcj708
Oct 19, 2023
A terrible waste of time and money. We have visited a number of similar displays (my wife is a nurse) and this is the poorest we have seen, ever. Most of the rooms are empty or almost empty. There ar… Full review by Michel1961
Jun 22, 2023
Based on rave reviews, I'd had this on my Chicago to-do list for years. But the museum proved underwhelming. The exhibits are semi-interesting, but amount to little more than hundreds of surgical too… Full review by 298pauliep

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Established:1954

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Are backpacks allowed?
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We didn't have one, but people before us did and they left them at the reception
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Answer by Jeffrey M · Mar 27, 2018
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How long does it take to tour this museum?
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Sorry for the long delay in responding! Depends entirely on your level of obsession with things forensic! It's a very small museum but packed with great stuff, so I took about 3.5 hours to …
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Sorry for the long delay in responding! Depends entirely on your level of obsession with things forensic! It's a very small museum but packed with great stuff, so I took about 3.5 hours to get through it. But one could certainly do it in way less time.
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What days is the Museum open?
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The Museum is open every day of the week, Sunday through Saturday, and closed on major Holidays. Please visit Hours and Admission for details.
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