Current Exhibitions

We house both temporary and permanent exhibitions as well as smaller installations. Here, you can form a general view of what you can experience at Medical Museion.


The Body Collected

Fetuses, skeletons and DNA. The exhibition presents a large selection of historical collections of human remains from the 18th century till the present day.

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Mind the Gut

Our brain and bowels are under examination. The exhibition focuses on the complex relationship between mind and gut through a thought-provoking blend of science, art and history.

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Corona will also be history one day

The exhibition traces threads back in time, reflecting a year with Covid-19 in the mirror of past epidemics.

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Udstilling Balance og stofskifte på Medicinsk Museion. Foto: Morten Skovgaard

Balance and Metabolism

Bodies are a center of attention today. The media focuses on bodies that are healthy or ill – obese or skinny, addicted or detoxed, fit or unfit, natural or manipulated. But what makes a body healthy? Using objects and images from the unique collections at the Medical Museion, this exhibition showcases two different understandings of the body in the history of medicine.

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Psychiatry Room

Straitjackets and an electric shock device. Much has changed over the last 50 years. But the important questions are still up for discussion: What is the psyche? How do life history, chemistry, genetics and the outside world play together?

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Life leaves its mark. We get bumps and bruises, and sometimes suffer injuries or breakdowns. We can be patched up and send into the world where the scars and repairs become testimonies to the lives we have lived. This exhibition explores how medicine and technology repair our fragile bodies.

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Øjet der ser. VR på Medicinsk Museion


This mini exhibition must be felt and listened to. It consists of historical and contemporary means of communication used by people with blindness and impaired vision. Unheard of for a museum exhibition, you are allowed to touch the objects. In 2022, a VR-experience has been added to the exhibition, which shows, how it is to live with eye diseases, color blindness and visual disorders.

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