The National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM), established in 1862, is a Department of Defense museum that inspires interest in and promotes the understanding of medicine - past, present, and future - with a special emphasis on tri-service American military medicine. As a National Historic Landmark recognized for its ongoing value to the health of the military and to the nation, the Museum identifies, collects, and preserves important and unique resources to support a broad agenda of innovative exhibits, educational programs, and scientific, historical, and medical research. The Museum has relocated to 2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, Md., 20910. Visit the Museum website at www.medicalmuseum.mil or call (301) 319-3300 for more information.
September 25, 2012 (Silver Spring, Maryland): The National Museum of Health and Medicine signed a collaborative research and development agreement with the National Museum of Health + Medicine Chicago (NMHM Chicago) and an external software developer. NMHM Chicago and its external software development team recently developed two interactive applications in partnership with NMHM staff. Among other elements of the agreement, NMHM staff provided subject matter expertise and access to unique museum collections as part of the partnership.