Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry will be closed to the public effective Monday, March 16th until further notice in accordance with the University of Maryland, Baltimore's current practices and guidelines regarding the COVID-19 situation. We will still be available by phone or email for any questions regarding the museum. Please keep an eye on our website and social media pages for any further updates.

We also encourage you to view and follow the guidelines developed by the University of Maryland, Baltimore at https://www.umaryland.edu/coronavirus/ to stay up to date on the current coronavirus situation in our community and around the world. 

  • Find your smile at the National Museum of Dentistry!

    Find your smile at the National Museum of Dentistry!

  • The preeminent cultural repository of dental history and knowledge.

    The preeminent cultural repository of dental history and knowledge.

  • Enjoy interactive and educational exhibitions about oral health and the history of the dental profession.

    Enjoy interactive and educational exhibitions about oral health and the history of the dental profession.

Smiles are always welcome...

At the NMD, we celebrate the importance of healthy smile and the unique history of the dental profession. With over 40,000 objects and an archive chronicling the development of professional dentistry, we are the premiere institute for researching dental history in the United States. Visit the museum to sink your teeth into fun for all ages with our interactive exhibits and mouthfuls of toothy history!


Contact Us

National Museum of Dentistry
31 S. Greene Street,
Baltimore, MD 21201

Click for directions

 

Patrick Cutter
Assistant Director

Phone: 410-706-0600
Email: pcutter@umaryland.edu

 

Dr. Scott Swank
Curator

Phone: 410-706-8704
Email: sswank@umaryland.edu

Hours & Admission

Monday-Friday
9am to 4pm

 

Individual:

Members, Military, UMB Community, Teachers, and Children (2 and under): FREE
Adults: $7
Seniors and Students: $6
Children (3-12): $5

 

Group:

10 or more: $5 per person
K-12: $5 per person
Teachers & Chaperones: FREE

Donate

There are a number of ways you can show your support for the National Museum of Dentistry.

In addition to cash donations, which can be pledged by check or credit card, the NMD happily accepts gifts of stock, planned or deferred contributions, and in-kind services. To discuss giving options, please contact the SOD Development Office.

Looking to donate items to the NMD's collection, please visit our Object Donation Page for more information.