Silver Spring

National Museum of Health and Medicine

2500 Linden Ln., Silver Spring, MD 20910 Get Directions
Phone: 301-319-3300
Photo Credit: Nat'l Museum of Health & Medicine
Established during the Civil War as the Army Medical Museum, a center for the collection of specimens for research in military medicine and surgery.
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 68 reviews
October 10, 2016
This is a small museum dedicated largely to military medicine. It has some very interesting artifacts (including the bullet that killed President Lincoln). Allow an hour or so and take your GPS to...
October 5, 2016
SO many medical specimens and tools from early medicine. Many artifacts from the Civil War. Really an interesting and informative adventure.
September 28, 2016
Free entry. Great museum of medical artifacts showing the advances in medical studies and surgical techniques. Lots of skulls from the war showing bullet wounds. Many bones with bullets still...