Alabama Museum of Health Sciences
The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences began on the campus of the University of Alabama-Birmingham in 1975. The museum works to preserve and interpret the history of health science in Alabama and throughout the United States, with an emphasis on education and new methods as they relate to the practice of medicine. Visitors to the museum and researchers alike can view many historic medical books and manuscripts, some of which date back to the 14th century. The museum also offers exhibits that interpret historic instruments and other artifacts related to health science.
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