Silver Spring, Maryland: National Museum of Health and Medicine Team Field Report

2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD
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.
Daily 10-5:30 (Call to verify)
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National Museum of Health and Medicine.

National Museum of Health and Medicine
A great medical museum of arcane specimens. Where else can you see the bullet that killed Abraham Lincoln and a human hairball? Nowhere else, that's where. Report...
General Sickles Leg Bone
"A Hello to Arms" - Our terrible swift tour of Civil War body parts. Major General Daniel Sickles lost a leg during the Battle of Gettysburg when a cannonball struck. See the smashed leg bone at the National Museum of Health and Medicine. Report...
Silver Spring, Maryland - New Home, Old Fans For Assassination Bullet And Human Hairball
National Museum of Health and Medicine: There's only one collection in the world that showcases both a human hairball and the bullet that killed Abraham Lincoln -- and it's also an official American National Historic Landmark. [09/25/2011] Complete Story...

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Brains and organs.

National Museum of Health and Medicine

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

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National Museum of Health and Medicine

The museum will close its doors after April 3 and move to a new building in Silver Spring, Maryland, by the Autumn of 2011. At least that's the plan. The move will get the museum off of its current Army base and make it more accessible to the public. The museum's curators have pledged that its star exhibits, such as President Lincoln's death bullet and the amputated leg of Civil War General Sickles, will remain on display -- but something always gets lost or broken in a move, so if you want to see your favorite tumor or freak-in-a-jar, you'd better visit this week.

[ Team, 03/30/2011]
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