The Anatomical Museum was designed by Robert Rowand Anderson as an integral part of the Medical School, and the specimens are still used by Anatomy students.
Anderson submitted building plans after touring the classical medical schools of Europe and his final design mixed elements of Scottish architecture with a 'Cinquecento' Italian style.
The Museum opened in 1884 and was described by William Turner, then Professor of Anatomy, as 'an ornament to the city'. Specimens include skeletons, death masks and fascinating anatomical curiosities.
Architect: Robert Rowand Anderson
Building Date: 1874