Worcester’s Specialist Medical Museum featuring medical advances through the ages.
Located on the City Campus of Worcester University, the Infirmary Museum has significance to almost everyone from Worcester who remembers the original infirmary hospital. Visitors often claim that the displays have brought back memories. The interactive exhibition combines many aspects of science and technology to reveal the fascinating history of one of England’s most important medical centres
There are many hands-on exhibits which are appropriate for children but will also be fascinating for grownups. There are thorough display boards explaining the history of the NHS and local Worcestershire hospitals. Children are encouraged to take part in medicine-related crafting.
Worcester Infirmary was based at this location from 1771 to 2002 and during that time witnessed many innovative advances in modern healthcare.
– Meet characters from the Infirmary
– Investigate medical technology
– Explore memories and occupations
– Share your thoughts
– Challenge your ideas of mental health
– Compare health today to other times and places
The exhibitions included items from the George Marshall Medical Museum collection and feature displays of medical, surgical and nursing apparatus. Other displays feature historic photographs, equipment and uniforms from the past 250 years.
ADDRESS & CONTACT
University of Worcester, City Campus, Infirmary Walk, Castle Street, Worcester – WR1 3AS
Sat Nav Postcode: WR1 3AS
Sat Nav Postcode Parking: WR1 3PD