Explore medical innovation
past and present at
Massachusetts General Hospital

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Virtual Lecture

Is the powerful and overwhelming bond connecting mothers with their newborns borne of maternal instinct, or is the connection grounded far more deeply in science? Author Chelsea Conaboy explores the myths, neuroscience, psychology and reality of how changes in our brains help us adapt to parenthood.

To register for this virtual lecture, 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.

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 open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Contact us

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