"Mutter Museum" Top 5 Page for this destination Philadelphia Local Custom Tip by Sue08080

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Philadelphia just may lead the nation in weird museums starting with the Mutter Museum, home of President Grover Cleveland's cancerous jawbone (in a jar), John Marshall's bladder stones, and a section of John Wilkes Booth's neck. Here you can also see a "fascinating" collection of 2,000 things doctors have removed from people's stomachs.

The collection of more than 20,000 items is designed to give the layman a beneath-the-surface perspective of what physicians study.

The web site is for the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

For more weird museums see my Philly Travelogue.

Website: http://www.collphyphil.org

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 1, 2006
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