Museum Vrolik Reviews
It is a really great museum, far from the center but if you have some spare time, you wont regret. It is located inside Academic Medical Center, so it may be a bit hard to find. When we saw they had..... more »
I heard about this wonderful gem from Atlas Obscura and it did not disappoint. The medical specimens are to die for and so beautifully prepared and presented. We purchased their book as well to take..... more »
Fascinating and somewhat haunting (in a good way). Specimens are presented in really compelling ways, like showing the brain developing throughout gestation vs the adult brain and comparative anatomy with other species. I do wish they allowed photos of some areas (I appreciate the respect given to the dead, but it is also valuable to share knowledge). I also wish they had a catalog of what each item is (aside from just the Latin names on the labels). But overall one of the most interesting museums in the world really.
Absolutely interesting place! Exhibition is huge and diversed, descriptions explain value of each item and teach about human body and how our body can be f*cked up. I wound not recommend this place for sensitive people.
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