Explore medical innovation
past and present at
Massachusetts General Hospital

Painting of 19th century men in frock coats surrounding patient undergoing surgery
Ether Day, 1846

virtual field trips

The Russell Museum is pleased to offer free, 45-minute virtual field trips for educational and community groups (eighth grade through adult). Click here for details.

Interior of Bulfinch Building, detail
Interactive Online Exhibit

BULFINCH BUILDING Tour

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.

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.

Location

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

Hours

The museum remains closed to the public.

Contact us

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