Explore medical innovation
past and present at
Massachusetts General Hospital

small 19th century leather case containing 20 corked medicine vials
Apothecary kit

Online Scavenger hunt

Teachers and parents: Seeking some extra credit ideas? Here’s an online scavenger hunt that makes use of MGH’s catalog of art and artifacts.

Resident Writing in the Time of COVID-19 lecture notice
Night at the museum


For more on our next virtual lecture, click here.

Painting of Florence Nightingale with patient
Online exhibit

Florence Nightingale’s Legacy

In celebration of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, the World Health Organization declared 2020 the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife.” Click here for an exhibit about her lasting influence on patient care.


Russell Museum at MGH
2 North Grove Street
Boston, MA 02114


The museum is CLOSED until further notice as a precaution against spread of the coronavirus.

Contact us

For more information
about the Russell Museum,
 call 617-724-8009.