The museum is housed on the ground floor of the Central Library building. It comprises sculptures, glass and porcelain exhibits, instruments, documentary material, charts, diagrams, etc., giving a comprehensive idea of the evolution of medicine from the pre-historic and proto-historic times to the modern world. It has three fold purposes. It helps:
- Teaching of science and culture
- Tracing the history of development of medicine
- Assisting research scholars
The display covers all great civilizations of the world and helps both medical students and laymen to grasp the amazing dimensions of science and art of healing.