Edward Dzierzak, Curator 314 Ninth Street Huntington, West Virginia
The Touma Museum of Medicine is a medical history museum located in a historic building in the heart of downtown Huntington, West Virginia. Overlooking Pullman Square and the Ohio River, the 4,000-square-foot museum contains more than 2,800 medical artifacts, including a medical library.
The collection includes historic dental; ear, nose and throat; and general practice examination rooms. It has a medical library, a restored 1926 model T Ford "doctor’s coupe" and a restored 1910 Studebaker "doctor's" buggy.
The museum is available for private event rental, with a capacity up to 100 people. Call 304-691-1700 make a reservation.
Drs. Joseph and Omayma Touma generously gifted the museum and its artifacts to the school of medicine in 2017. Dr. Joseph Touma, a retired ear, nose and throat physician and his wife, Dr. Omayma Touma, a retired pediatrician and former medical director of the Cabell Huntington Health Department, have collected medical artifacts for many years.