Silver Spring, Maryland: National Museum of Health and Medicine

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Address:
2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD
Directions:
South of I-495 Beltway, exit 31 south onto Hwy 97, turn right/west onto Seminary Rd, which becomes Linden Lane. Turn left into US Army Forest Glen Annex.
Hours:
Daily 10-5:30 (Call to verify)
Phone:
301-319-3300
Admission:
Free, donations welcome.
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National Museum of Health and Medicine.

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If you like the oddball weird, the National Museum of Health and Medicine is worth the visit. We did the whole museum in less than an hour.

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National Museum of Health and Medicine: Got to touch a brain!

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