BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life | What’s happening in Houston

BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life

BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life delivers a breathtaking encounter with the inner workings of the human body and shows the effects of poor health, good health and lifestyle choices. In addition to showcasing the wonders of human development, the 100+ preserved human specimens – including whole-body plastinates – demonstrate the complexity, resilience and vulnerability of the human body in distress, disease and optimal health.

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In the exhibition, designed by BODY WORLDS' creative and conceptual designer, Dr. Angelina Whalley, visitors will follow the human body through the span of time and learn about the latest findings in anatomy, longevity and health.

 

All specimens presented are preserved through Plastination, an advanced scientific technique invented by pioneering anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens, which allows specimens to be preserved indefinitely for educational purposes in teaching institutions as well as exhibitions. Dr. von Hagens' BODY WORLDS exhibitions stem from a body donation program established in the early 1980s that is managed by the Institute for Plastination.

 

This special exhibition ticket includes admission to the Permanent Exhibit Halls.


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Location:

5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX, 77030
United States

Phone:

713-639-4629
Contact name: 
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Email address: 
Dates: 
05/12/2021
05/13/2021
05/14/2021
Time: 
9am- 4pm
Price: 
Adult $25.00 Child $16

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