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National Museum of Civil War Medicine

48 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701, USA

Dedicated to telling the medical story of the Civil War -- a story of care and healing, courage and devotion amidst the death and destruction of America's bloodiest war. It is also a story of major advances that have had a lasting impact on modern medicine. The NMCWM has nearly 10,000 square feet of exhibit space on two floors divided into nine spacious galleries. The galleries feature life-like displays depicting medically-related scenes, display cases housing a collection of over 1,500 original artifacts, and information panels discussing various aspects of Civil War medicine.


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I-70 from Baltimore: Take Exit 54, East Street/Downtown. Turn left onto E. Patrick Street (one-way). Museum is on the left (48 E. Patrick Street). The entrance to a public parking garage is on the left immediately past the Museum. I-270 from Washington, D.C.: North on I-270, then take I-70 East towards Baltimore. Take Exit 54 to East Street/Downtown. Then take a left on E. Patrick Street (one-way). Museum is 1 1/2 blocks on the left (48 E. Patrick Street). The entrance to a public parking garage is on the left, immediately past the Museum.

Visitor Services

Restrooms, handicapped access, gift shops

Regular Events

Weekend programs - check website for scheduled events

Available Interpretation

Exhibits, docent guided tour, driving tour, group tours, living history lecture events

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Admission Fee

Adults $7.50, seniors/college students/military $7.00, children (10-16) $5.50, children under 10 free


Monday - Saturday 10:00 A.M. - 5:00P.M. Sunday 11:00A.M.-5:00P.M.



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