Still National Osteopathic Museum

800 West Jefferson Street
Kirksville, MO 63501


Welcome to the Still National Osteopathic Museum. Our mission is to collect, preserve, and make available artifacts and related materials to communicate the history and philosophy of the osteopathic principles of body, mind, and spirit to a global audience.As you browse through our site, you will be introduced to many of the Museum's unique features, including: Two historic buildings preserved inside a two-story atrium adjacent to the Museum, the birthplace log cabin of Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, M.D., D.O., (1828-1917), founder of osteopathy,the original two-room classroom building of the American School of Osteopathy,founded in 1892.Distinctive exhibits highlighting osteopathy's heritage.School Discovery Programs and other educational programs designed to educate visitors of all ages about osteopathic medicine, healthcare, wellness, and a wide range of other topics. A reading room with access to hundreds of documents, books, and photographs to support research into the history of osteopathy and its practitioners. A gift shop featuring historic books and unusual gifts with an osteopathic theme.Exhibit kits with objects and photographs to rent for your own display or presentation.As the only museum dedicated to the national history of osteopathic medicine, the Still National Osteopathic Museum:Collects artifacts, photographs, documents, and books that trace the history of the osteopathic profession throughout the United States and the world.Preserves these unique resources for present and future visitors and researchers educates thousands of visitors about the unique legacy of Andrew Taylor Still, M.D., D.O., and the osteopathic profession.

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