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The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences museums: Medical History Museum, Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum and Harry Brookes Allen Anatomy and Pathology Museum collections encompass Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healing practices and the history of teaching, learning and research at the University of Melbourne and health sciences in Australia and internationally. Over 20,000 items encompass art, photographs, equipment, objects, artefacts, archives, and biological specimens.

CONTENT WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this website may contain the image, voice, or name of deceased persons. We apologise for any distress that may occur.


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