Programs & Events

Elementary students watching the tooh video jukebox

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry offers learners of all ages opportunities to connect with the unique and sometimes gross history of the dental profession and the broader story of oral health care around the world. Celebrate your smile with the NMD through our family-friendly programming, field trips, and classroom resources.

Elementary School students in the MouthPower exhibit pretending to be a dentist and patient

Teachers & Students

The NMD is proud to offer educational programming that meets Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as well as Common Core standards in literacy and mathematics. Learn more about our programs, including cost, duration, and how they meet education standards by visiting our Teachers & Students page.

Mouthie's online laboratory screenshot

Kids & Caretakers

Take advantage of these fun resources and activities to help children learn even more about their oral health and dentistry. The NMD is excited to offer printables, online learning, and on-site programming and events to engage young learners to think about smiles and their connection to the world.

MouthPower Scout Patch

Scout Programs

Earn patches while learning to think differently about how teeth have impacted our history and culture! Designed to match current patch requirements, NMD’s scout programs provide engaging and thought-provoking experiences guaranteed to leave your troops with a smile.

The tooth fairy and a child dressed as a tooth fairy at the museum


Enjoy exciting events at the NMD that celebrate healthy smiles for all ages! Join us for family-friendly fun throughout the year with events that highlight oral health months, honor dentists and the allied professions, and promote the idea that dentistry goes beyond the dental office.

Dinner event being held in the President's Atrium at the National Museum of Dentistry

Facility Rentals

Interested in hosting your own event at the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry? Our President’s Atrium offers a one-of-a-kind setting for conferences, lectures, team-building events, celebrations, or whatever special event you have in mind. Looking for a smaller space to hold important meetings while in Baltimore? The Dr. Errol L. Reese Conference Room is the perfect spot at the NMD!


Contact Us

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

Click for directions


Patrick Cutter
Assistant Director

Phone: 410-706-0600


Dr. Scott Swank

Phone: 410-706-8704

Hours & Admission

Wed-Friday 10am to 4pm


Members, Military, UMB Community, Teachers, and Children (2 and under): FREE
Adults: $10
Seniors and Students: $5
Children (3-12): $5


Members, Military, UMB Community, Teachers, and Children (2 and under): FREE
Adults: $8
Seniors and Students: $5
Children: (3-12): $5



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 Collections and Archives page for more information.