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Body Worlds The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies

Currently featured film: Body Worlds The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies

  • Run Time: 70 minutes

What People Are Saying

"It shows real human organs and bodies using cadavers. They have gone through the preserving process called "plastination". According to its inventor, Dr. Gunther von Hagens, plastination is " The process of extracting all bodily fluids and soluble fat from specimens, replacing them through vacuum forced impregnation with reactive resins and elastomers, and then curing them with light, heat, or certain gases, which give the specimens rigidity and permanence". Now, I can see human body in details, in color and sharp video. It's unique. Nobody has ever done this before. It's a must for anybody who is learning anatomy. It tremendously satisfies my curiosity." - Cestmoi, Amazon.com

 

This film is included in the cost of your general admission ticket purchase.

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  • MembersFree
  • Child 2 & UnderFree
  • Non-member, Adult:$10
  • Non-member, Child (3-12):$8
  • Non-member, Senior (65+)$8
  • DeBakey Cell Lab:$5 ($3 for Members)
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The Health Museum will be closed for a private event on Monday, March 27, 2017. We apologize for the inconvenience and we look forward to your next visit.

 

  • Monday - Saturday9AM-5PM
  • Thursday9AM-7PM
  • Sunday12PM-5PM

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas

Free Family Thursday 2 PM - 7 PM

DeBakey Cell Lab Hours

What people are saying

A different perspective was introduced to my students during their time at the museum. The focus on Heath care professions gives them an idea on what is out there in real world as a future professional option.

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J. Yosyula

My son learned about DNA, bodily functions and fingerprints. These are all items than he has not fully learned in school.

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Zeenath

My 8-year old son a positive experience, during a recent Health Museum visit. It was fun and he walked away with a curiosity about the human body and interest to learn more information.

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Melissa

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DeBakey Cell Lab

You don’t need to be a scientist to enter, but you’ll feel like one when you leave! Gear up with a lab coat, gloves and goggles and travel through experiment stations in both English and Spanish.