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Explorations! Field Trip – National Museum of Health And Medicine
July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Explorations! Field Trips offer Rockville Science Center supporters the chance to take a more in-depth look at the science or technology at work in a particular outdoor location or science/technology-related organization in the Rockville-DC area, and to meet and enjoy the company of other RSC supporters. Unless specified otherwise, our Explorations! Field Trips are open to adults and children aged 10 and older, with an accompanying adult required for those under 18. Explorations! are free for Rockville Science Center supporters to attend.
Join other Rockville Science Supporters as we go on a tour of the National Museum of Health and Medicine. The museum was established during the Civil War as the Army Medical Museum, a center for the collection of specimens for research in military medicine and surgery. The NMHM embodies five collections consisting of about 25 million artifacts, including 5,000 skeletal specimens, 8,000 preserved organs, 12,000 items of medical equipment, an archive of historic medical documents, and collections related to neuroanatomy and developmental anatomy. The museum’s most famous artifacts relate to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865.
Date: Friday, July 26, 2019
Time: 10 AM
Address: 2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parking: Parking is free in the Museum’s lot directly off Linden Lane
Directions by Public Transportation: requires walking. See this link. Public Transportation
Rockville Science Center Contact: Howard 301.580.7190