Josephinum

Interesting
Founded by Emperor Josef II in the late 18C, the former Academy of Surgery and Medicine is home to the Museum des Institutes für Geschichte der Medizin, the Museum of the History of Medicine. It would probably be rather insignificant, were it not for the amazing collection of «anatomical preparations» commissioned by Josef II for the students. This collection of wax torsos is not an easy sight, although extremely realistic and even strangely beautiful.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Währinger Str. 25

Nearby tourist attractions

Liechtenstein Palace and Museum
Liechtenstein Palace and Museum
Preceded by fine gardens, ths Italian
90 minutes
Sigmund Freud Museum
Sigmund Freud Museum
Berggasse 19 has become a place of
60 minutes
Votivkirche
Votivkirche
The church was commissioned by
15 minutes
University
University
Founded by Rudolf IV in 1365, it is the
15 minutes
Stock Exchange
Stock Exchange
Built from 1874 to 1877, in neo
15 minutes
Volksoper
Volksoper
Founded in 1898, The People's Opera
15 minutes
See all

Other ideas « Art and Culture »

Liechtenstein Palace and Museum
Liechtenstein Palace and Museum
Preceded by fine gardens, ths Italian
90 minutes
Sigmund Freud Museum
Sigmund Freud Museum
Berggasse 19 has become a place of
60 minutes
Votivkirche
Votivkirche
The church was commissioned by
15 minutes
See all