Museum Boerhaave

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Museum Boerhaave is a museum of the history of science and medicine, based in Leiden, Netherlands. The museum hosts a collection of historical scientific instruments from all disciplines, but mainly from medicine, physics, and astronomy.
The museum is located in a building that was originally a convent in central Leiden. It includes a reconstructed traditional anatomical theatre. It also has many galleries that include the apparatus with which Heike Kamerlingh Onnes first liquefied helium , the electromagnet equipment used by Wander Johannes de Haas for his low-temperature research, and an example of the Leiden jar, among many other objects in the extensive collection.


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Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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