Explore medical innovation
past and present at
Massachusetts General Hospital

Hybrid Lecture

The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital and the MGH Writer-in-Residence Program invite you to the 6th Annual MGH Celebration of National Poetry Month – “Poetry at Work: The Costs of Caregiving.”

Join us Tuesday, April 23 from 12 pm to 1 pm for an hour of poetry and conversation. This hybrid discussion will take place in person in the MGH Russell Museum and virtually via Zoom.

To register, please click here.

Interior of Bulfinch Building, detail
Interactive Online Exhibit


Explore this immersive, 3D virtual tour of the hospital’s 200-year-old original building, which is at the heart of MGH today. This behind-the-scenes view shares details from the building’s extraordinary past, including the Ether Dome and lesser-known stories, and the hospital’s exciting present. Click here to explore.

Photograph of the interior of a Spanish-American War era tent ward, ca. 1898
Historical Spotlight
From the American Revolution to Iraq, military history and the hospital’s history have intertwined since MGH’s founding. Click here to learn more.


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


The museum is open
Tuesday through Friday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(year round)
Saturdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(April through October)

Contact us

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