The Museum of History of Medicine at Rome University La Sapienza
Keywords:Historical Collections, Medical education, Public programs, Museum's Community
AbstractThe Museum for the History of Medicine at Rome University has been - from its very origins - conceived as a didactic device. In its organization and structure, it embodies a journey through medical history, frorm the remote antiquity to the contemporary age and accounting for continuities and changes. Objects are contextualized through different means - detailed verbal explications as well as new medias. The Museum is thus an institution open to different publics - from sophisticated scholars to young students.