Plan Your Visit

Starting Monday, March 25th, the National Museum of Dentistry will be closed to the public on Mondays for the summer. We will be utilizing these days to develop new exhibits and resources for the upcoming year, as well as utilizing this time to make our collection of over 40,000 objects and archival materials more accessible to the public. If you'd like to volunteer to help us with our collections or exhibitions on Mondays, please contact Patrick Cutter at 410-706-0600 or by visiting our Volunteer page.

The museum will remain open Tuesday through Friday during our normal operating hours, 9am-4pm, for walk-ins and group tours during this time. 

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Tuesday-Friday: 9am to 4pm*

*Last visitors admitted at 3pm

Individual Admission Rates

Members, Active Military, UM Community, and Children (2 and under): FREE
Adults: $7
Seniors and Students with ID: $6
Children (3-12): $5

Group Admission Rates

10 or more: $6 per person
K-12: $5 per student
Teachers & Chaperones: FREE
Additional Chaperones: $5

For more information or to schedule your group's visit, call 410-706-0600 or e-mail Patrick Cutter.

NMD is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. NMD follows UMB's policies for closings and inclement weather.

Event Rentals

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Connect with us to have your next event or class at the National Museum of Dentistry.

School Trips

Group of School Children in the National Museum of Dentistry
Visit our Educators page for field trip information and educational resources for your class.

Museum Map

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Want to know what you'll see at the museum? Check out our museum map!


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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.