Explore medical innovation
past and present at
Massachusetts General Hospital

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Virtual Lecture

Author and BWH cardiologist Dr. Haider Warraich talks to MGH Writer in Residence Suzanne Koven, MD, MFA, about pain and how modern medicine’s failure to understand it has made care less effective.

Click here to view a recording of this lecture.

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.