Senior Groups

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry will be closed to the public Monday, September 2nd, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, September, 3rd at our normal time. Enjoy your holiday weekend!

Enjoy a smile-inspiring, nostalgic adventure into the toothrific world of dentistry!

A Smithsonian Affiliate, and designated by Congress as the country's "official museum of the dental profession," NMD is renowned for its collection of whimsical, legendary, scary, and delightful collection of dental related treasures.

Book Your Visit

Image of Senior Group Visiting the Museum

Register now for your trip to the Museum!

Button to register for Field Trip



Resources For Senior Care

Image of Joseph Fox's book, The Natural History of the Human Teeth

Learn about available resources!

Button to learn more about field trip program and available resources from the museum

Your Feedback is Essential

Image of George Washington reenactor being asked a question

Feel free to contact Patrick Cutter to ask about how to better prepare your group for a museum visit, comment on a resource, provide an idea for a new program or resource, or for additional information on our educational programs.


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.


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


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