Education through Experience. Telling the Story of Medicine at the Thackray Medical Museum/Leeds

Almut Gruner

Abstract


 Medical Museums can make substantial contributions to the cultural and social well-being of their audiences. The Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds continues to develop a wide range of educational activities that aim not only to educate the public about medical history and science research, but also to address issues that are at the heart of society today. Almut Grüner, CEO of the Thackray Museum, makes the case for medical museums to use their collections and their knowledge to make a difference in peoples lives.

 

Key words: Medical History - Medical Museology - Thackray Museum 


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