National Museum of Health and Medicine

2500 Linden Ln.
Silver Spring, MD 20910- Map It
(301) 319-3300

AAA Editor Notes

National Museum of Health and Medicine is at 2500 Linden Ln. The facility was established during the Civil War as a center for the collection of specimens for research in military medicine and surgery. The current museum's exhibits focus on such topics as innovations in military medicine, traumatic brain injury, anatomy and pathology, human forensic identification, military medicine during the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The Lincoln exhibit includes the bullet that killed him. Guided tours are available by appointment (requires a minimum of 10 participants). Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Daily 10-5:30. Closed Christmas.