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.

 

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Anatomical Songbook

16. November 2022 – 23. February 2023

Anatomical Songbook is a video installation, which examines bodily movements from a musical point of view with a minute focus on the individual joints and muscles.

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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

Until August 2024

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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The Living Room

The Living Room is an experimental project, where we explore the life stages of different objects – from frozen hibernation that extends life to accelerated decay. The exhibition can only be seen on guided tours, Fridays at 1.30 pm.

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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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Kintsugi

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

Blindly

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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