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History After Hours: Bad Medicine

September 21 @ 7:00 pm

Explore the Ohio History Center after hours, grab a drink and some snacks and dive into the interesting world of medical history. We’ll explore historic wellness and health fads, take a look at patent medicines and cure-alls, show shocking sports injuries and much more in this fun adults-only evening.

Must be 21 and over to attend. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Some of the things you’ll get to experience at History After Hours:
Learn about the many historic uses of common poisons, from calming a crying baby to dilating your pupils.
Take a look at medical practices throughout history, from basic medicine to trauma care.
Discover the wonders of leeches – a popular 19th-century treatment that is still used today.
See how patent medicines were used in the 19th- and early-20th centuries, and what very questionable ingredients they often included.
Join a curator and check out some of the medical objects from our collection.
And much more!

Ohio History Connection Member Pricing:
Member tickets for History After Hours will go on sale Mon., July 29.
$20/Adult Member*

General Admission:
General admission tickets for History After Hours will go on sale Mon., Aug. 12.

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September 21
7:00 pm
$20 – $25
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Ohio History Center
800 E. 17th Ave
Columbus, 43211 United States
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