Museum of Medical History and Innovation

The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation presents the 200-year evolution of health care and medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Outside of museum on a clear day
Outside of museum on a clear day

History Beside Us

Our museum tells the rich story of Mass General through interactive exhibits and artifacts. You can learn about the hospital's important contributions to the medical field and see how these discoveries and advancements have shaped the present—and how the hospital can continue to shape the future of medicine.

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
Museum namesake and pioneer in the field of transplant surgery

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

Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Open Saturdays April through October: 11:00 am-5:00 pm

Admission is free

Plan Your Visit

The Russell Museum lets you explore the evolution of innovation and medicine at Mass General Hospital. Come see us.