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Former locations of the National Museum of Health and Medicine

NMHM moved to its newest location in Silver Spring, Maryland in 2011, but where else had it been previously located?

 

The first home of the Museum, the Riggs Bank Building in downtown Washington, D.C. 1862-1863. (Reeve 32783) (Credit: Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine)

The third home of the Museum, on H Street in Washington, D.C., engraving by HH Nichols, a member of the AMM staff, circa 1863. (Reeve 32789) (Credit: Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine)

Exterior of Ford's Theatre building, the home of the Army Medical Museum, from 1866-1877. (Reeve 32782) (Credit: Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine)

Main exhibit hall of the Army Medical Museum, in Ford's Theatre building in the early 1870s. (Reeve 32786) (Credit: Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine)

A view of the Army Medical Museum as it was when housed on the third floor of the former Ford's Theatre, circa 1870s. (Credit: Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine)

Exterior of the Old Red Brick building, home of the Army Medical Museum (1887-1968), circa 1940s. (Credit: Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine)

View of exhibits at the Army Medical Museum, at the Old Red Brick building in downtown Washington, D.C., circa 1930s. (Reeve 73446-2) (Credit: Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine)

A young child examines historic microscopes on display at the Army Medical Museum in the 1930s. (Credit: Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine)

The NMHM location at the former Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1970s-2011. (Credit: Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine)