This summer, Lauren Eller is visiting some of Baltimore’s neighborhood-level museums. Like the communities where they are located, these museums have a strong, colorful identity all their own. Each deserves a closer look, for though they may be off the beaten track, the history held within is both harrowing and fascinating in equal turns.
Many people may dread a trip to the dentist, but a trip to the National Museum of Dentistry shouldn’t inspire that same kind of fear. Located right by the University of Maryland Medical Center, it contains a comprehensive history of dentistry complete with engaging and interactive exhibits.