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What the Hell Is Happening With the Mütter Museum?

In 1873, a year before retiring from the University of Vienna, Joseph Hyrtl composed a letter to a surgeon in Philadelphia named Thomas Hewson Bache. […]

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When Will This Nightmare End?

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly Mag reporters, please […]

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The Mütter Museum, Philly’s Highbrow House of Horrors, Preps for Good Kind of Growth

The Mütter Museum, a temple to the many medical abnormalities that can befall a human being, is preparing for a growth spurt. Museum officials announced on Wednesday […]

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New at the Mutter: Art Made from Human Hair

Those Victorians were a macabre sort, weren’t they? Seems like they were always getting together for séances and picnics in cemeteries, and arranging dead pets […]

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This Quirky Mütter Museum Wedding Began With a Citywide at Bob & Barbara’s

We are obsessed with the all-around uniqueness and fun of Betsy Oliphant and Andrew Ross’ union. From the unconventional style of the Mutter Museum, the […]


Taste Civil War-Era Food at the Mütter Museum’s Refreshment Saloon

It’s safe to say that most American adults — and most American school children — are more knowledgeable about the Civil War than our angry-tangerine-in-chief […]

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A New Exhibit at the Mutter Has Crocheted Skeletons and Beaded Kidneys

Tracing the Remains @ The Mutter Museum We’re talking about an exhibit at the Mutter, so if you’ve already guessed this one is going to […]

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Take a Dance Class at the Mütter Museum This Weekend — Seriously!

In this week’s weird weekend activities: This Sunday, January 31st, the Mütter Museum — you know, the one filled with cabinets upon cabinets of medical […]

Be Well Philly

Run, Drink Beer and Catch a Comedy Show with Born to Run Author Chris McDougall This Week

It’s shaping up to be a pretty fun week for Philly runners. Let’s see: We’ve got the Philly 10K coming up this Sunday, the just-announced […]


Mütter Museum Hosting One Day Pop-Up Beer Garden

On Thursday, August 27th, The College of Physicians, home of the Mütter Museum, is hosting a pop-up beer garden from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the […]

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3 Pro-Weed Events in Philly This Week

Mayor Nutter may have signed a marijuana decriminalization bill in October, but Philly still has a long way to go to legalization. Part of that journey involves […]

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Mütter Museum Offering Free HIV Testing, Free Admission, and More

It’s not the most likely place that you’d get tested for HIV, but the Mütter Museum is throwing an all-day testing bash this Saturday, June 27 […]

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Local Teens Record Audio Tours to Get Youth Interested in Philly’s Museums

Many teenagers would argue that museum tours don’t exactly scream cool … up until now. The Philly museum scene is gaining youth appeal with the […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Out4STEM

Every Friday we spotlight a local LGBT nonprofit in Philadelphia. This week: Out4STEM, which provides career enrichment and social support to Philadelphia’s LGBTQ high school youth and college-­age […]

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Mutter Museum’s Out4STEM Program Aims to Attract LGBTQ Youth to Science

The first time 17-year old Jorge walked through the Mutter Museum, filled with preserved jars of fetuses, hearts, and lungs, he literally lost his appetite. […]