The Doctor will see you now. Don't think you need to be alive for your appointment!
Well, one of his students will. Step into Dr Knox’s Anatomy Theatre as 19th-century medical students and witness the autopsy of another Burke & Hare’s victims. Watch out when the bladder is removed, it might not be empty!
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- How did Burke and Hare kill their victims without leaving a mark?
- What part did Whisky play in the process?
- What’s the going rate for a fresh corpse?
The skeleton of the last person who was publicly dissected is on display at the Edinburgh University's Anatomy Museum.