Get Involved

Take part in inspiring healthy choices and celebrating dentistry!


There are many ways you can become a part of the dental story. Join us in promoting healthy choices and sharing the heritage and future of dentistry with a donation of any size or by becoming an annual member. Volunteer at the museum and share your passion for a healthy smile personally. Become a part of dental history with a brick or plaque. Or, just celebrate with us by having your event at the museum!

Give a Gift


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Donations to NMD support educational programs, preserve dental treasures, and play a pivotal role in promoting oral health. Make a donation of any amount today.

Become a Member


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Bring awareness to the importance of oral health. Celebrate and share your passion for the history of healthy smiles by becoming a member today.

Volunteer


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Share your passion with our visitors and the public. Learn more about dental history. Become an integral part of our story by asking about volunteering today.

Honor Someone Special


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Celebrate the achievements of a colleague, a family member, a friend, or even yourself. Order a brick or plaque that will become a part of our museum and be seen by visitors from all over the world.

Connect With Us


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Celebrate birthdays, retirements, reunions, graduations, and more in our atrium. Book your event today in a unique space you won't soon forget!

Make a Lasting Gift


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T‌hrough planned giving options, you can add your legacy to dental history. Learn about a variety of ways you can plan ahead and play a significant role in preserving and celebrating the heritage and future of dentistry.

Honor Someone Special


Image of Dr. Samuel D. Harris and Grandson pointing a brick in courtyard
Celebrate the achievements of a colleague, a family member, a friend, or even yourself. Order a brick or plaque that will become a part of our museum and be seen by visitors from all over the world.

Connect With Us


Image of event set up in the atrium of the museum
Celebrate birthdays, retirements, reunions, graduations, and more in our atrium. Book your event today in a unique space you won't soon forget!

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MEMBER


Become a Member, Support the National Museum of Dentistry
Support the engaging exhibitions and innovative programs that promote the importance of oral health in a healthy life to audiences across the country by becoming a member.

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Inspire people to make healthy choices about oral health by supporting the museum.

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