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Come and explore our Unique Virtual Museum of Human Disease. Visit today with access for the Whole of August*. Watch the experience evolve.

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Come and see over 2000 specimens and objects detailing disease in the human body. For Today choose how much you want to pay $1 minimum)and get access until the end of the month. The Museum will not re-open for physical visits until January 2021.

"I’ve barely made a dent in seeing all there is to see! Love being able to wander through at my own pace! Thank you!" Jane, 2020

This is Australia's only publicly accessible online Medical Pathology Collection. Part of the UNSW Faculty of Medicine it houses over 2000 specimens of diseased human tissue. One positive from the current shutdown is that we have been able to create an entirley new virtual reality experience of the Museum. Still under development it already has virtual exhibitions about Obesity, Cancer, COVID and Smoking with so much more to add in the coming weeks.

"It is extremely interesting ( and a bit scary! Ha )" Louise, 2020

You can access the Museum through all major web browsers and on all devices.

Although we have worked hard to make this available it is a work in progress which is why if you buy a ticket today you will get access for the next month* (usually 24hrs) so you can watch as it builds and grows.

We know visiting the real Museum inspires people to take better care of themselves so in this time of isolation and social distancing get a bit of #healthspiration.

Your donation goes toward the development of enriched public education activities in the Museum and medical research in the wider University.

As this is a new way of visiting the Museum, we are working to add more detail to the experience every day. Come back as often as you like, visit with family or others in your house. Watch the Virtual Museum evolve and contribute to our research.

We have already added a pop-up map

A menu to select topics to highlight.

7 new videos.

2 new annotated specimen images.

Please Note

1. This is a medical pathology collection with specimens of real human tissue, you will be seeing images of these. Consider if this is appropriate for you/your household before purchase. Be prepared for this. If at any stage you feel ill or faint please discontinue use.

2. The Virtual Museum contains images of real human specimens. It is a condition of entry that no images of the experience are to be retained or used in any way. Including live or recorded video, screen recording, screen capture or filming, photography from another device. All rights remain with the University of New South Wales.

3. Your ticket link may be used for the duration of the time indicated. We operate on a reasonable use policy, and if your link is accessed outside of reasonable limits we reserve the right to remove it's authorisation within the Virtual Museum system.

4. The time limit on your ticket can not be extended.

5. If notification is given to the Museum within one hour of ticket purchase we will provide a full refund for your experience.

6. This is a virtual experience - you will need access to a computer or smart phone etc and an internet connection. It is quite data intensive. Your data usage is your responsibility.

7. Most common browsers and devices are supported, we take no responsibility for the successful delivery to your device. See 5. above.

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