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The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry will be closed to the public effective Monday, March 16th until further notice in accordance with the University of Maryland, Baltimore's current practices and guidelines regarding the COVID-19 situation. We will still be available by phone or email for any questions regarding the museum. Please keep an eye on our website and social media pages for any further updates.

We also encourage you to view and follow the guidelines developed by the University of Maryland, Baltimore at https://www.umaryland.edu/coronavirus/ to stay up to date on the current coronavirus situation in our community and around the world. 

 

Hours

Monday-Friday
9:00am to 4:00pm

On occasion, NMD may close for private events or staff development. NMD follows UMB's policy for closings, inclement weather, and holidays. Please check our Home page or Facebook page before you visit.

Rates

Adults: $7
Seniors and College Students: $6
Children (Ages 3-18): $5
Children (Ages 2 and under): FREE

NMD is proud to offer free admission to active and retired military personnel.

NMD Members are always free! Learn about the other NMD member benefits here.

All UMB faculty, staff, students, volunteers, and interns can stop in anytime for free.

School Tours

K-12 Students: $5
Teachers: FREE
Chaperones: 2 free per 10 students
Additional Chaperones: $5

For more information on school tours and additional resources for students and teachers, visit our School Tours page.

 

Getting Here

Driving

Street map for directions to the National Museum of Dentistry

From Northern Locations (I-95 S from Philadelphia, New York)

  • Take I-695 W toward Towson
  • Take Exit 23 for I-83 South
  • Continue onto N President St
  • Turn right onto E Lombard St
  • Turn right onto S Paca St
  • Turn left onto W Redwood St
  • Turn left onto S Greene St

From Southern Locations (I-95 N from Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia)

  • Take I-95 North or MD-295 N to Russell St
  • Continue onto S Paca St
  • Turn left onto W Redwood St
  • Turn left onto S Greene St

From Eastern Locations (US-50 W, US-301, I-97 N from Eastern Shore)

  • Take I-695 exit toward Baltimore
  • Take I-295 N exit
  • Continue onto Russell St
  • Continue onto S Paca St
  • Turn left onto W Redwood St
  • Turn left onto S Greene St

From Western Locations (I-70 E from West)

  • Take I-695 S toward Glen Burnie
  • Take Exit 11A-11B for I-95 N toward Baltimore
  • Take Exit 52 for Russel St
  • Continue onto S Paca St
  • Turn left onto W Redwood St
  • Turn left onto S Greene St

Metered parking is available on Greene Street (between Redwood St and W Lombard St) and on W Pratt Street (between Penn St and Greene St).

Nearby parking garages are available for variable hourly or daily rates. Find a nearby garage for your visit!

Buses

MTA Bus

The National Museum of Dentistry has two convenient stops for MTA Buses:

Museum of Dentistry @ W Lombard and Greene St (Within 1 block of the museum)
Buses: 
CityLink - Brown, Navy, Yellow
LocalLink - 69, 70, 75, 76

University of Maryland Medical Center @ W Baltimore and Greene St (Within 2 blocks of the museum)
Buses: 
CityLink - Orange, Purple, Red
LocalLink - 69, 70, 75

Visit the Maryland Transit Administration website for bus schedules and planning your trip! 

Charm City Circulator

Hop on the Circulator's Orange route and use the Museum of Dentistry stop when heading west and the University of MD Medical Center stop when heading east.  Find out if the Orange route is near you!

UM Shuttle

For the UM Community, you can hop on any UM Shuttle Route to get to the UMB Transit Center, which is only two blocks from the museum.

Motorcoaches and School Buses

Wondering where you can park your bus in Baltimore City?  The B&O Motorcoach Facility offers parking for motorcoaches and school buses within 1 mile of the museum. Motoroach parking is also available at the Camden Yards Sports Complex in Lots C and J by calling 410-347-9330.

Light Rail and MARC Train

Light Rail

The Light Rail runs from 5:00am to 12:00am on weekdays, with the convenient University Center/Baltimore St stop only two blocks from the museum.  Visit the Maryland Transit Administration's Light Rail Tracker to plan your trip!

Marc Train

Use the Camden and Brunswick lines to end up at the Baltimore/Camden Station MARC Train stop, a short half-mile walk from the museum.

Biking

Bike

The Museum of Dentistry is located next to two designated Baltimore City bike lanes on W Lombard and W Pratt. There are also conveniently located bike racks all over the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus.

Become a Part of the Dental Team

Become a Donor TodayThanks to the generosity of individuals like you, NMD can fulfill its role as the “official museum of the dental profession.” Gifts to the NMD provide crucial funding for educational programs, preservation of our dental artifacts, exhibitions, and the continual day-to-day operations. 

Contact Us

National Museum of Dentistry
31 S Greene St,
Baltimore, MD 21201

Click for directions

Patrick Cutter
Assistant Director
Phone: 410-706-0600
Email:pcutter@umaryland.edu

Dr. Scott Swank
Curator
Phone: 410-706-8704
Email:sswank@umaryland.edu 

Hours & Admission

Monday-Friday: 9am to 4pm

Individual:

Members, Military, UMB Community, Teachers and Children (2 and under): FREE
Adults: $7
Seniors and Students: $6
Children (3-12): $5

Group:

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

Donate

In addition to cash donations, which can be pledged by check or credit card, the NMD also happily accepts gifts of stock, planned or deferred contributions, and in-kind services. To discuss giving options, please contact dentaladvancement@umaryland.edu or 410-706-0846.

Looking to donate items to the NMD's collection, please visit our Object Donation page.

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