Военно-медицинский музей

  • Military Medical Museum
  • Voenno-Medicinskii Musey

History

Museum was established in 1942 in Moscow, as a succesor and repository of the former collections of the medical museums of the Russian Empire and Soviet Union.

In was transfered to St. Petersburg in 1945 (than Leningrad) and opened for a public in 1951.

Geographical and Cultural Context

Museum holds archival collection of around 60.000.000 archival folders documenting history of medicine in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union, from the beginning of XVII century until today.

Archival and Other Holdings

Museum holds archival collection of around 60.000.000 archival folders documenting history of medicine in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union, from the beginning of XVII century until today.

Special value for the researchers of the Second World War is the full collection of medical data of the soviet soldiers taking part in the war. Museum arrchive holds data on over 1 million of soviet citizens who perished during the Second World War and millions of others living during that period. Museum has also medical data of over 100.000 thousand soldiers of other countries taking part in the war.

Opening Times

Museum is opened from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Conditions of Access

With all the inquiries regarding archival collection, Museum asks for a mail contact:

191180, St. Petersburg, Lazaretniy per., 2.

or by phone:

7 (812) 315 73 28.

Sources

  • ClaimsCon'06/online search