The Missouri Veterinary Medical Foundation is a 501c3 Charity that promotes "People Helping Animals, Animals Helping People" through its museum & grants, funded by donations and the Animal Archive pet memorial program. For more information visit http://www.movma.org
The Foundation focuses on public education and animal welfare issues to further the health of animals in Missouri. Monetary support is given for worthy charitable projects like medical care for search and rescue dogs, spay/neuter programs coupled with the education of veterinary students, as well as education of the public through our renowned veterinary museum.
No visit to Jefferson City is complete without a visit to the only museum in the United States devoted solely to veterinary medicine. What strange objects does a veterinarian find in a cow’s stomach? What did a veterinarian use in 1929 to give Fido his medicine? Discover the answers to these questions at the Veterinary Museum.
The museum has thousands of artifacts dating from the 16th century to the present, including:
Other discovery materials are specimens showing stages of a calf embryo and various animal diseases. The Veterinary Museum is a place for children and adults of all ages to have fun together.
In Jefferson City, take 50 West to Route 179. Exit and turn right. Take first right onto Country Club Drive. Go one half mile. The museum is on the left.
Monday - Friday, 9:00 to 4:00 p. m.
Closed weekends and holidays.
Larger map and driving directions to The Veterinary Museum.