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The Palmer Family and Chiropractic History Museum focuses on the history of the chiropractic profession with specific emphasis on the role of the Palmer family and Palmer College. Also, in connection with the Museum is the Palmer Residence (home of BJ, Mabel and Dave Palmer) which showcases them both as Chiropractic professionals as well as prominent and influential local community members. Tours of the home take place each Friday at 11:10 a.m. when school is in session and can also be arranged by appointment.   Reservations are required to tour the home.  Please call 563-884-5714 to make a reservation.  You can visit us online and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ThePalmerFamilyandChiropracticHistoryMuseum

The Palmer Family and Chiropractic History Museum will spotlight a re-creation of D.D. Palmer's office.  The original table that the first adjustment was performed on in 1895 is displayed.  New for Museum Week 2017:  You may have seen it jogging up Brady street during the Bix 7 Run, but did you know that the idea for the large wearable spine has been around since 1916? Learn the history of the “famous” Palmer Bix Spine! Also, visit the Centennial Exhibit where interesting things that happened during various eras will be highlighted.

Free admission     

scheduleMonday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
location_on115 West 7th Street, Davenport
descriptionAbout Palmer Museum of Chiropractic History
This museum, located on the campus of Palmer College of Chiropractic, documents a century of chiropractic, and is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. when Palmer College of Chiropractic is in session. Exhibits include a re-creation of D.D. Palmer's office, the Founder of Chiropractic. The exhibit traces the first century of the chiropractic profession along with an exhibit of chiropractic tables, instruments, and other paraphernalia. Admission is free.