Silver Spring

National Museum of Health and Medicine

2500 Linden Ln, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-319-3300


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National Museum of Health and Medicine
Photo Credit: Nat'l Museum of Health & Medicine
Established as the Army Medical Museum during the Civil War. The military medical museum is about the past, present and future of American military medicine.
Daily, 10am-5:30pm.
Educational Resources Available
Group Tour Rates Offered
Guided Tours/Guide Available
Student Group-Friendly



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November 20, 2019
This is an interesting aspect of our maritime history and covers such ships from the mid 19th century, used even on the Mississippi and other rivers of North America. The exhibit covers the history...
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October 12, 2019
This is a very small museum and it only takes about an hour to get through. It’s more like a military medical museum, so a lot of it has to do with wars, like skulls with bullet holes and old medical...
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July 22, 2019
We didn’t know about this place and are glad we stopped! It’s a small museum- but it’s free! No crowds to contend with and we were able to take our time and look at the exhibits. We found it quite...