Museum of Medical University of Gdańsk has been operating since 2006. The museum collects and displays items related to the history and tradition of the MUG, since 1945. The collection also includes artifacts from the Faculty of Medicine at the Stefan Batory University in Vilnius in the years 1919-1939, and others associated with medicine in Gdansk since the sixteenth century. Presented items include: documents, books, medical and pharmaceutical equipment and other exhibits related to the history of education, medicine, pharmacy and science. The sources of these exhibits, especially those connected with the recent history are the departments of MUG, its current and former employees and its graduates.
Temporary exhibitions prepared by the Museum present selected topics from the history of the University and the history of medicine. So far, the following exhibitions took place: “Medical University of Gdańsk on photos by Professor Jack Adams-Ray” (2006), “Fragments of a larger whole” (2007), “Meeting at the poster” (2008), “Four Chairs” (2009), “Unrepeatable” (2009), “Stefan Batory University in Vilnius 1919-1939” (2010) – Exposure transferred from the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, “Surprise, astonishment and wonder” (2010), “Almost the entire twentieth century. The life and work of Tadeusz Kielanowski” (2011), “GMO – Genetically Modified Objects” (2012). Last exhibition presents sculptures by Barbara Łącka, a graduate of the Faculty of Sculpture, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk.
The Medical University of Gdansk Museum is also a venue of meetings about the history of science, and provides museum lessons for students of other universities, high schools and middle schools.
Medical University of Gdansk Museum is open and available to the public from Monday to Friday 8.30-15.00. Due to the classes conducted at the Museum, Visitors are kindly requested to confirm a visiting time by phone (58 349 14 46) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Admission is free.
At least once a year, the Bulletin of the Medical University of Gdansk Museum is published. It is available in PDF format via e-mail. Readers Interested in receiving the Bulletin are asked to send an e-mail with a note “bulletin” to: email@example.com.