About Us

Explore the 200-year evolution of innovation and medicine at Mass General Hospital.

Visit Us

Plan your visit to the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation. Admission is free.

Mass General History

Discover key people, places and milestones since the hospital's founding in 1811.


Explore memorable moments and little-known facts about the hospital.


Answers to frequently asked questions about the museum.

Contact Us

Find out about hours, contact information and how you can support the Russell Museum.

8,000+ square feet

The museum has three levels of displays, artifacts and photographs.

Visit our main gallery, Putnam Gallery and the beautiful rooftop garden.

Our Location

2 North Grove Street
Boston, MA 02114

Near Public Transit

Museum Hours

Tuesday-Friday 10 am to 2 pm year-round
Saturday 11 am to 4 pm April through October
Admission is free.

There is so much to tell … around how the hospital has continued its tradition of caring for its neighbors, which today can mean in our community or around the world.

Paul S. Russell, MD