The University at Buffalo, State University of New York







The museum is located on the south campus of the University at Buffalo and contains

a large collection of items of historical significance to radiology and medical physics.

Some of the items date back to 1896 - less than a year after the discovery of x-rays

by Roentgen.  A number are large like a portable WWII era military x-ray field unit,

and an upright stereoscopic x-ray film viewer (circa 1930) and many are smaller like

gas-filled x-ray tubes and hand-held fluoroscopes from the early 1900's. Also included

is a library containing some of the seminal literature of the field.


Our mission is to preserve this collection and to provide a venue for its exhibition for

the education and enlightenment of all who view it.



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