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In a Nutshell

Dr. Ben Margolis, founder of the Autopsy Center of Chicago, fields questions about death and the body during a slideshow

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Mar 31, 2014. Amount paid never expires. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 5 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Please provide email address at checkout, which SideTour will provide to facilitate redemption. Must be 18 or older. Gratuity included. Venue is wheelchair accessible. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

What You'll Do

What happens after death may be life's greatest mystery, but Dr. Ben Margolis has dedicated his life to explaining how death occurs. During an interactive discussion on his field and a slideshow demonstrating how an autopsy is performed, Dr. Margolis' extensive knowledge of anatomy and mortality guides you to a deeper understanding of the body's internal networks—and how they can fail. Guests are encouraged to ask questions throughout the presentation.

  • Learn How an Autopsy Works
    Dr. Ben Margolis walks you through the process of a postmortem examination with the help of a slideshow

  • Explore the Human Story Behind the Science
    Discover how the anatomy tells a surprising, dramatic, or even moving hidden story about the living

  • Guests Should Be 18 and Over
    The information presented in this experience is of a graphic nature

Each event is capped at 35 participants; each event requires a minimum of 5 participants in order to take place.

Your Host

Ben MargolisDr. Ben Margolis
Director, Autopsy Center of Chicago

Dr. Ben Margolis has been presenting this exceptional experience at the Autopsy Center of Chicago for several years. Named “Science to Humanity: The Autopsy,” this interactive presentation is the only one of its kind in the Chicago area. As the Director of the Autopsy Center, Dr. Margolis has attended countless autopsies, and works closely with grieving families to help them understand the process. His presentation of “The Autopsy” has been featured in Chicago Magazine, Time Out and The AV Club, among others.

Where You'll Meet

The event will be held at a private location in Bucktown. The exact address will be shared after purchase. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

When You'll Meet

Seminars take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, March 4
  • Monday, March 10
  • Tuesday, March 18
  • Monday, March 24
  • Monday, March 31
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

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