Join a curator led tour through the history of medicine exhibition at The Huntington

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Join Dr Joel Klein, Curator of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, at The Huntington for this special guided tour of the history of medicine section of their fantastic Beautiful Science exhibition.

Beautiful Science: Ideas that Changed the World illustrates the wildly different and sometimes extreme ways the body has been represented. It charts physical experiences from birth to death and traces the development of new techniques for understanding and treating diverse medical conditions.

The Huntington Library is one of the world’s great independent research libraries with ever-expanding holdings related to the history of medicine. This includes the 2016 acquisition of one of the world’s most comprehensive collections on the history of human reproduction.


  • This curator-led tour will last approximately 45 minutes after which visitors are encouraged to explore and enjoy the exhibition
  • Space is limited and advance registration is required
  • All buildings and most garden areas at The Huntington are accessible to visitors with mobility impairments. If you have additional access requirements please let us know when booking this event.
  • This tour is kindly hosted by The Huntington and you will be exempt from the normal entry charge to the site

Event Detail

March 26, 2020 10:00 am
March 26, 2020 11:00 am


The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens