Harry Potter's World Medicine Exhibit


NOW OPEN at the Gettysburg Library for a limited time! Explore the plants, animals, and magic featured in the Harry Potter book series, which were influenced by Renaissance thinkers and traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science.

Produced by The National Library of Medicine (NLM). Guest curated by Elizabeth J. Bland and public historian and educator Mark A. Waddell, PhD (Michigan State University). "Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine" includes an education component with a university module and a digital gallery that features a curated selection of fully digitized items from the historical collections of the NLM, which are also available in their entirety in NLM Digital Collections.