The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry will be closed to the public Tuesday, 8/12, due to work on an upcoming exhibit. We apologize for any inconvenience, and look forward to seeing all your smiles when we reopen Wednesday, 8/13, when we return to our normal weekly schedule.
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
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
Bring awareness to the importance of oral health. Celebrate and share your passion for the history of healthy smiles by becoming a member today.
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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!
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.
Inspire people to make healthy choices about oral health by supporting the museum.
The University of Maryland, Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry is a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.