Sierra Sacramento Valley Museum of Medical History...

Sierra Sacramento Valley Museum of Medical History...

Museums

Website: http://www.ssvms.org/museum/

 (916) 452-2671

 (916) 452-2690

 5380 Elvas Avenue, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95819

In addition to books and journals, the Sierra Sacramento Valley Museum of Medical History houses 16 display cases showcasing medical artifacts collected and donated to the Society over the years. There are cases featuring collections in the fields of surgery, clinical diagnosis, infectious disease, pharmacy, radiology, Chinese medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and medical quackery. Experience the evolution of medicine from the Gold Rush to today in this unique museum presented by the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Exhibits include an iron lung, patent medicines and pharmacology, antibiotics and infectious diseases, Asian medicine, nursing, radiology, quackery, and plenty of other tools that will make you grateful for today’s modern medicine.