The Catalonian Museum of Medical History is developing a project that involves the move to a new building and the definition of a new museological proposal. The main objective is based on the consideration and value of antique scientific instruments as a means for the promotion of scientific culture. Integrating the understanding of an antique scientific instrument and the experimental practices associated to it is not an easy task. This contribution tries to cope with such a challenge by showing the need of creating team works of historians, teachers and curators in order to develop historical and didactic research projects.

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The Catalonian museun of medical history and the promotion of scientific culture

Alfons Zarzoso  

The Catalonian Museum of Medical History is developing a project that involves the move to a new building and the definition of a new museological proposal. The main objective is based on the consideration and value of antique scientific instruments as a means for the promotion of scientific culture. Integrating the understanding of an antique scientific instrument and the experimental practices associated to it is not an easy task. This contribution tries to cope with such a challenge by showing the need of creating team works of historians, teachers and curators in order to develop historical and didactic research projects.

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