Give & Join

Any first time member that signs up through the link below will receive an individual membership* FOR FREE to the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry for 2021.


*Free individual memberships will not include the Smithsonian Affiliate membership. If you would like to become a member with the Smithsonian Affiliate membership benefits, please click on the membership box below.

From now until February 28, 2021 any donation ranging from $100 to $25,000 will be matched $.50 to every $1 by the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation. This means if you choose to donate $500, that gift turns into $750 for the museum to use to expand its outreach, develop learning opportunities, and do more for our visitors, members, and learners.


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.


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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 & Internships

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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.

Bricks & Plaques

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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.

Facility Rentals

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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!