Sustaining the legacy and heritage of Army Medicine.
Supporting diverse education programs.
Educating communities on Army Medicine's contributions to the nation's healthcare.
Enhancing and developing the Museum's artifact collection.
The museum is currently open Monday - Friday for visitation!
Per Command guidance, face masks must be worn by all unvaccinated visitors.
The mission of the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret historically significant property related to the history of the Army Medical Department from 1775 to the present. As an educational institution, the museum will support training and education for military and civilian personnel.
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The original U.S. Army Medical Museum was founded in 1862 as a research facility in Washington, D.C. It was transferred to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and was located at Walter Reed General Hospital.
Are you planning a visit to the museum? The U.S. Army Medical Museum plan to visit page covers all areas visitors would need to know to make their visit that much more enjoyable from parking, entry, and much more.
U.S. Army Medical Department Museum Foundation
The U.S. Army Medical Department Museum Foundation has taken on an ambitious campaign in the expansion and modernization of the Museum’s exhibits and operations, to bring dramatic new opportunities for visitors to explore and connect with Army Medicine’s vibrant history and discover the value of Army Medicine now and for the future!