Why locals love it
A unique museum filled with medical oddities and history. This museum is advertised as America's finest medical museum and it definitely fits the bill. The museum is packed full of medical instruments, specimens, and many other odd things. There are a number of permanent exhibits as well as some special exhibits.
Why you should visit it
Come to check out the huge skull collection from the late 19th century or the mummified soap lady. There's a special exhibit that outlines the history of spinal surgery and its innovations. You can also see pieces of Albert Einstein's brain. Or take a relaxing break in the beautiful Benjamin Rush medical plants garden.
The museum is located near trendy shops, restaurants, and bars so be sure to stop for a drink and snack after the museum.