Visit the Moulagenmuseum
The Moulagenmuseum is not for the weak of heart. Dedicated to the art of the moulage, mock-ups of diseases and injuries, the Moulagenmuseum is a hypochondriacs nightmare. Originally used as a way to train health professionals and share medical knowledge, the wax models now stand as a testament to the impact that diseases, such as cancer, syphilis and leprosy, can have on the human body. Around 600 wax figures are on show at the museum, which is considered to have among the most well-preserved and lifelike representation of moulages worldwide.
Moulagenmuseum, Haldenbachstrasse, 14, Zurich, Switzerland, +41 44 255 56 85