The replica Iron Lung is finally here! This custom-made Iron Lung was created so that visitors can actually go *inside* an Iron Lung and experience what it felt like to be encased in the bright yellow chamber. Polio victims would have lived like this for weeks- or even years! It has a bed that slides… Continue reading Its here!
The Rose Melnick Medical Museum will host a new temporary exhibit called "Life in the Lung" from Friday, July 6th to Friday, August 17th. The museum will hold special weekend hours for Summer Festival of the Arts. Saturday, July 7th: 10am to 7pm Sunday, July 8th: 11am to 5pm The exhibit will feature 20 photographs… Continue reading “Life in the Lung” photo exhibit
Its time to announce an exciting addition to the Rose Melnick Medical Museum- a replica iron lung! Right now its still under construction, but it should be ready to go in April. Once its installed in the "Life in the Lung" exhibit, visitors will be able to go inside and experience what it felt like… Continue reading Anyone want to try out the Iron Lung?