The National Museum of Medicine of Ukraine as a Scientific-Educational Centre
Keywords:History of medical collections , Educational tools, Conversation
AbstractThe popularity of museums in Ukraine has been growing in recent times. This is due to the socio-economical changes in the country, to the increasing cultural and general educational level of the people, to interest in history and historical memories. Moreover, it is an aspiration for a great number of people to use information with the help of direct contact with their origins. The main idea of the article is to describe the central forms of scientific-research and cultural-educational work at the National Museum of Medicine of Ukraine, its characteristics as a social institution, the influence of medical collections and expositions on the consciousness of people, the analysis of conceptual approaches in the effective work of a museum with a great number of visitors.