International Museum of Surgical Science | Best Museum in Chicago to Visit

The International Museum of Surgical Science, a division of the International College of Surgeons (ICS), maintains over 10,000 square feet of public galleries dedicated to the history of surgery and an exquisite permanent collection of art and artifacts from the history of Medicine. The Museum supports its Mission through medically themed exhibitions and programs and a strong contemporary art exhibition program.

The museum's Mission is to enrich people’s lives by enhancing their appreciation and understanding of the history, development, and advances in surgery and related subjects in health and medicine.

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Join us at the Chicago Museum of Surgical Science for an unforgettable experience that delves into the fascinating history of surgery and medical advancements. As one of the best Chicago museums to visit, we offer a variety of engaging events and exhibits and events that captivate visitors of all ages. Whether you're interested in rare medical artifacts, interactive displays, or educational lectures by leading experts, our museum provides a unique and enriching journey through the evolution of medical science. Don't miss the opportunity to explore one of Chicago's premier cultural institutions and discover why it's considered one of the best Chicago museums to visit.

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Health in Space: Daring to Explore Traveling Exhibition

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Unspoken Sounds with Ruben Mattia Santorsa

Join us for an evening with Ruben Mattia Santorsa and friends!Unspoken Sounds with Ruben Mattia SantorsaSunday, June 23, 7:30 PM-9:00

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Health in Space: Daring to Explore Traveling Exhibition

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D. Lammie-Hanson: Indigo Seven: Gilded Agility

Join us for the opening reception of the newest exhibition by artist D. Lammie-Hanson.Indigo Seven: Gilded AgilityBy D. Lammie-HansonJune 28

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Health in Space: Daring to Explore Traveling Exhibition

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Poems While You Wait at IMSS

Join us on Saturday, July 6th to take part in Poems While You Wait with Kathleen Rooney!Poems While You Wait

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Health in Space: Daring to Explore Traveling Exhibition

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International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 North Lake Shore Drive
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Health in Space: Daring to Explore Traveling Exhibition

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International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60610 United States
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Health in Space: Daring to Explore Traveling Exhibition

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International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60610 United States
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Visit the best Chicago Museum Gift Shop, a must-see destination at the best Chicago museum. Here, you'll find an array of unique treasures and medical memorabilia perfect for collectors and enthusiasts. From educational books and intriguing replicas to exclusive souvenirs, our gift shop offers something special for everyone. Don't miss the chance to take home a piece of history from the best Chicago museum.

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In support of this, we’re committed to portraying, through exhibits and other appropriate media, the art and science of surgery and related subjects; providing programs and services for the education and enjoyment of the public, students, and the medical profession; preserving our collection for the education, inspiration and aesthetic enrichment of future generations; and gaining recognition as a leader among medical and health museums worldwide.

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The International Museum of Surgical Science is a great place to visit all year long. Become a Museum Member today to receive FREE admission on return visits, and many more benefits! Feel free to inquire in person.

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The International Museum of Surgical Science offers internships in the Spring (February – June), Summer (June – August) and in the Fall (August – December).
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Become a member of the International Surgical Science Museum and enjoy exclusive benefits like unlimited access to exhibitions, special events, and educational programs. Join our community of supporters who are passionate about the history and future of surgical science.

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Your generous donations help us preserve and expand our unique collections, support educational initiatives, and bring fascinating exhibitions to the public. Every contribution makes a difference in our mission to educate and inspire future generations to come.

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Gain hands-on experience and valuable insights into the world of museum operations and curation. Our internship program offers students and recent graduates the chance to work with professionals in the field, contributing to meaningful projects and enhancing their careers.

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Read what visitors have to say about their experiences at the International Museum of Surgical Science. From the fascinating exhibits that showcase the evolution of surgical techniques to the engaging educational programs and hands-on activities, our museum has something for everyone. Discover why families, students, and medical enthusiasts alike find our museum a must-visit destination in Chicago. Learn about the highlights, memorable moments, and the impact our unique collections and events have on those who walk through our doors. Join us and see why the International Museum of Surgical Science continues to inspire and educate visitors of all ages.

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Over 10,000 square feet of public galleries committed to the history of surgery, and an exquisite permanent collection of art and artifacts from the history of Medicine. The Museum supports its Mission through medically themed exhibitions and programs, in addition to a strong contemporary art exhibition program.

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