Dentistry is usually a subject most people don't care to even think about. This exhibit is a testament to human ... More
Dentistry is usually a subject most people don't care to even think about. This exhibit is a testament to human technological advancement. Visitors can see how far we've progressed after viewing early 19th Century drills, forceps, and other instruments, which would be considered barbarous by today's standards. Another display was created courtesy of Edgar 'Painless' Parker, a colorful West Coast dentist. Pulling the tooth was usually the only way to cure a toothache at one time. A bucket containing the thousands of teeth he pulled remains as a monument to his gentle methods.
New Hall Military Museum has two floors of exhibits commemorating the Army, Navy and Marines in early American history. A
permanent display called "Marines in the Revolution" documents the role of leathernecks from the years 1775 1781. Also in ...
Unlike many museums, the Liberty Museum faces a current problem instead of documenting the past. Three floors of displays and
multi media presentations are intended to reflect America's roots in freedom and equality and how it can be used ...
The Atwater Kent Museum is committed to preserving the history of Philadelphia. Objects of every nature are displayed to convey
the noteworthy history of Philadelphia since it's founding about 300 years ago, including some exhibits from the 1876 Centennial. ...