Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry

The National Museum of Dentistry will be closed Wednesday, November 21st, Thursday, November 22nd, and Friday, November 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday break schedule for the University of Maryland, Baltimore. The museum will be open again with normal operating hours on Monday, November 26th.

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Images of different types of toothbrushes through the ages

Welcome!

Sink your teeth into fun for all ages at the National Museum of Dentistry. See the amazing teeth feats of circus performer Penny Wilson, marvel at George Washington’s choppers (they’re not made of wood, after all!), sing along to vintage toothpaste commercials, and discover fascinating hands-on exhibitions about the power of a healthy smile. 

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Free admission, Smithsonian Affiliate benefits, supporting the past, present, and future of dentistry, and supporting a healthy smile in a health life. 

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The University of Maryland, Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry is a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.