Fool's Tower, Vienna

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Mental Health patients from the late 18th Century were housed here, making it Europe’s oldest building for this purpose. 

Your guide on this 60 minute tour will introduce you to the history of this fascinating spherical building and its use to house the mentally ill, which at the time was a turning point for the way society felt towards now people being categorised in this way. 

The building is now home to the Federal Pathologic- Anatomical Museum, which may also be of interest to explore as it displays the history of medicine in a fascinating way.

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