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Part of Open Cambridge 2018

Visit the Whipple Library for a special display of pamphlets, books, models and ephemera relating to phrenology with the Whipple Museum of the History of Science. Investigate the products of the nineteenth-century pseudoscience that declared personal characteristics were represented by the shape of your head. Gain a better understanding of the humorous misunderstandings as well as problematic misuses of the quack science that preceded psychology, and follow guides for your own phrenological diagnosis.

Free, drop in. Adults.

Location: Whipple Library

Date: 
Friday, 14 September, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Opening Times

Following Government guidance, all University of Cambridge Museums are closed until further notice, to help protect visitors, staff and the wider community