Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology

Manipal Drive
Manipal, KA - 576104

Type: Science Museum
080 2235 2828
 
  • Govind Soni
    Govind Soni
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The Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology: A Treasure Trove of Medical Knowledge

Nestled in the town of Manipal, Karnataka, lies a unique repository of medical knowledge, the Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology (MAP). Established in 1954, this museum is a testament to the vision of Dr. SS Godbole, the first Anatomy Professor of Kasturba Medical College, who was passionate about the preservation and dissemination of medical education.

The MAP is one of the largest of its kind in Asia, boasting over 3,000 specimens that provide an in-depth look into human anatomy and pathology. The museum is divided into two main sections: Anatomy and Pathology. The Anatomy section is a comprehensive display of well-preserved human body parts, offering a detailed view from head to toe. It serves as an invaluable resource for students and medical professionals alike, facilitating a deeper understanding of the human body's complex structures.

The Pathology section, on the other hand, presents a wide array of diseased body parts and organs, highlighting the impact of lifestyle-related diseases on the human body. This section is particularly relevant in today's world, where lifestyle diseases are increasingly prevalent.

Moreover, the museum has embraced technological advancements by digitizing its exhibits and making them available on the intranet. This digital transformation has not only preserved the specimens but also made them accessible to a broader audience, transcending geographical boundaries.

Visitors to the MAP can also explore the comparative anatomy section, which includes the skeletons of various animals, such as the skull of an elephant, the skeleton of a King Cobra, and even a whale's skull. These exhibits provide a fascinating contrast and comparison with human anatomy, enriching the educational experience.

The MAP is more than just a museum; it's an educational journey that offers a glimpse into the marvels of the human body and the challenges it faces from various diseases. It stands as a beacon of knowledge for anyone interested in the medical field, from aspiring students to seasoned professionals.

For those looking to visit or learn more about the Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology, further information can be found on their official website.

This is the only science museum listed in Manipal. There's also one attraction listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology on the map above. If you need any other information on Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology that is not listed here, please call 080 2235 2828 or visit their website.

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