Cape Town: Heart of Cape Town Medical Museum Entrance Ticket
Culture & history
Celebrate one of the greatest moments in medical history – a museum dedicated to the world’s first successful heart transplant. Experience the drama of that moment in the fully restored, original operating rooms.
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Visit the museum dedicated to the world's first successful heart transplant
See the original operating rooms laid out as they were on the day of the operation
Explore the museum with a trained and certified tour guide
Discover the Heart of Cape Town Museum which honors all those who played a major role in the world’s first successful heart transplant. Celebrate this surgical feat that pushed the boundaries of science into the dawn of a new medical era.
Experience the drama of the operation, led by Professor Christiaan Neethling Barnard, played out within the walls of the Charles Saint Theatre, at Groote Schuur Hospital on the 3rd December 1967. This museum offers an insightful look into the day this medical wonder took place.
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