The Museum of the History of Medicine in Belarus
Type: Natural History The exhibition: 3 Location: Minsk, Minsk region
The Museum of the History of Medicine in Belarus was opened in May 1952 under the patronage of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus and on the initiative of Professor Gregory Hook, who organized and led a course of history of medicine at the Department of Health Organization, Minsk Medical Institute and was the head of the museum group. The first museum object was recorded in the book of receipts September 8, 1958 This date is considered to be the foundation of the museum. In 1990, on the basis of the museum's group of the Minsk Medical Institute was established National Museum of the History of Medicine of Belarus, which in 2006 was reorganized by joining the state institution "Republican Scientific Medical Library". In the period from 2013 to 2014. the museum has been renovated and reconstruction of exposure.
Exposure - The Museum of the History of Medicine in Belarus
- ”Development of medicine in Belarus XVI -XVIII centuries” during this period on the territory of Belarus were numerous and bloody wars, dominated by various epidemic diseases. Sometimes it is dying from epidemics to 97% of the population of some towns and villages. To combat the epidemic were established quarantines prohibiting funeral procession, the authorities engaged in sanitary modernization of cities. At that time there were wooden bridge, the first aqueducts.
- ”The development of medicine and health care in Belarus in XIX - early XX centuries” here is the interior of the pharmacy of the early twentieth century. with this pharmacy utensils. At the beginning of the XIX century. on the territory of Belarus was made half of the pharmacy dishes of the Russian Empire. In the early twentieth century. Belarus had 297 pharmacies.
- ”The emergence of people”s health and healing in Belarus” it reflects the traditions and customs that relate to food hygiene and home, personal hygiene. Presented original traditional medicines, rational methods of treatment.
Schedule The Museum of the History of Medicine in Belarus
- Administration 10:00 - 17:00 weekend Saturday, Sunday
- Cash 10:00 - 17:00 weekend Saturday, Sunday
- Exposure 10:00 - 17:00 weekend Saturday, Sunday