The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry – located in Baltimore, Maryland, and opened in 1996 – preserves and exhibits the history of dentistry in United States and throughout the world. Situated on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, home of the nation's first dental school, The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, it exhibits numerous artifacts concerning dentistry throughout the ages as well as exhibits on oral health and dentistry professionals. Highlights of the collection include George Washington's not-so-wooden dentures (they were made of hippo ivory), Queen Victoria's dental instruments, and the world's only Tooth Jukebox.By using our Baltimore vacation planning tool, you can arrange your visit to National Museum of Dentistry and other attractions in Baltimore.
The museum has also been honored by receiving congressional designation as the nation's official dental museum (2003) and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.
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Great museum! We drove over 3 hours just for this museum. We had a great time. I'm in dental and our child is interested in it as well. We were the only ones there, which was nice but also means... more »
Thousands of forensic scientists were in Baltimore in Feb 2019 for the American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual meeting. As part of that, the American Board of Forensic Odontology held its annual.... more »
Great small museum! Really interesting artifacts. Not too expensive, under $10 a person. Lots of history and a replica of George Washingtons dentures!
Worth a 1-hour visit! There are no attendants besides the security, but everything is quite self-explanatory. Don't miss Washington's dentures!!
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