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Museo della Scuola Chirurgica Preciana

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Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 1, 06047 Preci, Italy
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Although small this museum was absolutely fascinating (and cool!). It really brought the local area to life, and the connection with the court of Queen Elizabeth 1 was a... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2013
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Guiseley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This free museum is small but quite interesting. It is focused on the historical significance of the small town of Preci as the birthplace of modern surgery. Having specialisms of cataracts and castrati it has a wince factor which may be appealing! Well worth a look but only needs half an hour

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Leiden, ze Nedderlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Walking through Preci you'd never guess this once was a bustling place with doctors, quacks and scholars from all over Europe arriving to learn surgical skills from the best surgeons in the civilzed world. You'd never guess this from the exhibition either. It's rather small with some display cases showing surgical instruments from the 16th century onwards and some concise... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2013

Although small this museum was absolutely fascinating (and cool!). It really brought the local area to life, and the connection with the court of Queen Elizabeth 1 was a revelation.

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