Explore medical innovation
past and present at
Massachusetts General Hospital

Virtual Lecture

If These Walls Could Talk

A video recording of “If These Walls Could Talk: A Virtual Tour of MGH’s Bulfinch Building” with Russell Museum director Sarah Alger is now availableClick here to view.

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 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Contact us

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