Rating: 8,5/10 (700 votes)The Thakrei Museum of Medicine is a museum of the history of medicine in the British city of Leeds, which belongs to St. James's Hospital. The museum is housed in a former workhouse that has become a hospital for the poor. During the First World War, the building housed a military hospital. The museum was opened in 1997 and immediately became very popular. More than once he received the title of"Museum of the Year" and other honorary titles and awards. The exhibit includes several sections, such as"Life in Leeds during the Victorian Era", which recreates the life of the urban slums of those times. Other sections are devoted to the history of surgery; the revolution in surgery brought about by anesthesia and antiseptic; children's health care; study of the origin of diseases. The Wilkinson Gallery tells the story of pharmacology, in this hall you can see a variety of vessels and flasks, in which medicines were made and stored at different times. There is in the museum"Living Zone" - an interactive children's gallery, where facts about the human body, health, medicine are presented in a bright form adapted for children's perception; all exhibits can be touched and, moreover,
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