There are many sources of information about the history of radiology. Books of course but also websites, videos and many others. There are references to them throughout the website. However, for completeness we have brought  a number of key resources together here. If you are able to add to it we would be very  pleased to  hear from you.




Radiology museums in Europe


Opole Museum of X-ray Tubes

Includes virtual tour of the museum


Science Museum, London

Major collection of science and engineering artifacts with medical section. Some radiology items. Extensive stores available for private viewing by serious researchers.

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds

Collection of artifacts and archives relating to many aspects of the history of medicine. Fascinating but little on radiology.


American Society of Radiologic Technologists

The ASRT Museum and Archives is located inside the ASRT office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Through interactive displays and educational exhibits, the museum traces the progress of medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals from the discovery of the x-ray to today.


German Roentgen Museum, Remscheid

Roentgen Memorial, Wurzburg


Belgian Museum of Radiology, Brussels




Wellcome Library, London

Major library holding books and journals relating to all aspects of medicine and public health. Free access with reader’s ticket available to all.



Museum of Historical Medical Artifacts

History of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists

ISHRAD Archive

Oak Ridge Health Physics Instrument Collecti