Explore medical innovation
past and present at
Massachusetts General Hospital

Hybrid Lecture

During the early days of COVID-19, MGH surgeon Cornelia Griggs was on the front lines as case numbers grew, medical supplies dwindled, and health care providers pushed themselves and medicine beyond known limits to take care of their patients, and ultimately, themselves. Griggs will discuss her harrowing personal experiences with MGH Writer-in-Residence Suzanne Koven, MD. Book signing to follow.

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.