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Museo Roberto Papi: photos, description (Museo di Roberto Papi)

Museo Roberto Papi in Salerno has tremendous historical and cultural significance in the history of the city and has a direct relation to the famous medical school (Scuola Medica Salernitana. His visit will perfectly fit into any travel route normally consists of sightseeing at the many churches, palaces and other museums of the city. In it you can see a collection of medical instruments 17-18 centuries and get acquainted with the history of surgery.

Mario and Ferdinando Papi, respectively, father and brother, Roberto, whose name is the Museum, in due time handed over to the municipality of Salerno, a collection of ancient surgical instruments, some of which is very rare. This collection is now exhibited on two floors in the eleven halls in a historical building - Palazzo Galdieri. The uniqueness of this Museum is that with some care and attention to detail have been collected and exhibited unique exhibits, dated the 17-20-th centuries.

Himself Roberto Papi, born in Rome, spent his whole life collecting rare things like cases of the Mathieu warship of the late 18th century or the kit for oral hygiene, with Golden ornaments of the Empire, and many other tools. Today, they are kept in the Museum in special boxes created by local graphic designer Gelsomino d'ambrosio. In order to cause even more interest among visitors to the Museum and to recreate the atmosphere of the past, many exhibition halls of the Museum with antique furniture or reproduce scenes from a medical life of the past centuries. Here you can see a nurse from the military camp during the First World war, the chemist of the 16th century, the dentist's office, etc. On the ground floor has a shop selling medicinal herbs.

As mentioned above, Museo Roberto Papi is located in the Palazzo, Galdieri on via Trotula de Ruggiero. Street named Shatoi resident of Salerno 11th century, which was at the court of the Lombard ruler, Guaimaro IV and was the first doctor-a woman. She became famous as the author of a treatise on gynecology, and the author of the first book on cosmetics. Trotula also made several scientific discoveries in the field of obstetrics and sexual disorders. Street her name leads from the Palazzo, Galdieri to the Gardens of Minerva.