Museum name on front entrance

We look forwared to welcoming you to the NMD! All visitors are encouraged to wear masks or face coverings when indoors. Complimentary masks are available at our front desk.

We continue to monitor and update guidlines in full alignment with the Centers for Disease Control, the State of Maryland, the City of Baltimore, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore. We encourage you to read our Visitor Guidelines in advance of your visit to the NMD. We thank you all for your support as we work to keep our visitors, staff, and community safe.

Visitor Guidelines

During your visit, please be mindful of the following:

Face coverings

Face coverings are vital to control the spread of COVID-19. The museum adopts the following policy in accordance with the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s policy in the interest of minimizing risk of spread of COVID-19 among our visitors, staff, and community. All individuals are encouraged to wear a face covering while in the museum. “Face covering” means a covering that fully covers a person’s nose and mouth. Bandanas, gaiters, scarves, and masks with valves are not approved face coverings at NMD.

Take photos

Taking pictures of your visit with a camera phone is encouraged unless otherwise noted. Feel free to share them on social media by tagging @SDHNMD! For filming or photographing for commercial purposes, please take a look at our Research, Rights, and Reproduction Fees.

Protect our history

Enjoy the objects on display, but do not touch, except in designated areas. No food, drink, or gum in the galleries, with the exception of closed water bottles.

Access dental history on all levels

The NMD is wheelchair accessible. A complimentary wheelchair is available upon request.


Contact Us

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

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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



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


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.