Below are some museums operated by UMB, as well as others that are near campus. All offer indispensable educational experiences, from thousands of artifacts curated by the world's oldest dental college, to a blue glass museum that rests above local living artists' studios in an historic clocktower. Each museum on this list is well worth the visit!

Inside photograph of Nursing students at the Living History Museum

University of Maryland School of Nursing Living History Museum

655 W. Lombard St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Maryland’s only museum dedicated to nursing, the Living History Museum honors the critical role of nurses and chronicles the continuing story of the profession. Established in 1999, the museum displays hundreds of historic items, and features video and audio histories of nurses recounting stories from previous generations.

 

Outside photograph of the Westminster Hall and Burying Grounds

Westminster Hall and Burying Ground

19 W Fayette St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Westminster Burying Ground, originally Westminster Presbyterian cemetery, was establisted in 1786. In 1852, the church was constructed on brick piers above the graves, creating remarkable catacombs. The Burying Ground is the gravesite of many notable persons, most famous for the burial place of Edgar Allan Poe.

 

Outside photograph of the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum

216 Emory St., Baltimore, MD 21230

The Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum presents the life and times of George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Baltimore's native son who became America's first sports celebrity and an international icon.

External photograph of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum

B&O Railroad Museum

901 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21223

Comprised of the oldest and most comprehensive collection of railroad history in the Western Hemisphere, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum is a unique cultural and educational asset for the city and the region.

 

Inside photograph of the Bromo Seltzer Blue Glass Museum in the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower

Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower and Museum

21 S. Eutaw St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Inside the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower is the Emerson/Maryland Glass Museum which houses the largest collection of Bromo Seltzer and Maryland Glass bottles in existence. The Museum is on the 15th floor and is on loan from and curated by Ernest Dimler.

 

Inside photograph of displays at the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry

Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry

31 S. Greene St., Baltimore, MD 21201

The museum’s extensive 40,000 object collection of dental instruments, furniture, and artwork is one of the most important and oldest in the world, tracing its roots to the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, the world’s first college of dentistry, founded in 1840.