Ranzco Museum

The Museum started as a small collection of discarded instruments by Dr Geoffrey Serpell in 1959. Stored at Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, the collection grew rapidly with donations.....  read More

Mustard Gas use in World War 1

On the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the first World War it is worth recalling the devastating psychological and physical effects of chemical warfare...read more

Kevin O’Day histology slides

Dr. Kevin O’ Day, an ophthalmologist in Victoria in the early and middle part of the last century, accumulated an eclectic mix of animal eyes which he had processed for histology... read more

Latest Museum Update

Acquisitions
Many rare and unusual objects and collections have been donated this year including the ocular histology of Australian fauna established by Kevin O'Day in 1940
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Restorations
Restoration work to restore damaged or faded surfaces of cabinets and instruments is ongoing. This Eikanometer being stripped down
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Quiz

MEDIUM
Name the objects below