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The IEM History Museum has started in 1990 on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the IEM. Exhibitions plan has compiled by K. A. Lange and Yu. P. Golikov. The exposition reflects the history of the creation and activities of all scientific departments of IEM. 100 years is a very long period for the history of the Institute. For this reason, periodization of the establishment and development of IEM has introduced at the exhibition. It consists of different periods of the history of the country: the 1st period covers the time from the creation of the IEM in 1890 to the end of 1917. The 2nd period covers the time from 1918 to 1944, culminating in the creation of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences. The last period characterizes the development of the Institute in the second half of the 20th century. A special section dedicates to the activities of the Oldenburg family in Russia.

The exposition uses relics, paintings, sculptures and graphics, personal tools, devices and layouts, items, copies of documents, letters, photographs of employees, diagrams and diagrams, original articles and monographs, copies of diplomas and awards. The museums exposition shows a huge number of the materials, which reflect the connection of medicine and biology. The main successes in the development of related fields of science, their mutual influence and interaction shown too. The structure of the Museum of History also includes 3 memorial offices of academicians I.P. Pavlov, S.V. Anichkov and K.M. Bykov.

The IEM History Museum has become not only a center of historical research, scientific-popularizing and educational work, but also a kind of school of biological and medical knowledge. The exposition of the Museum is unique. The subject of excursions covers the history of the IEM, the history of the ‘Russians’ of Oldenburg, as well as the problems which are working on in the scientific departments of the Institute in present time.