Directions to the Museum

National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
(301) 319-3300

By Car

We are located just outside the U.S. Army Garrison-Forest Glen. Click here to add our address to your GPS.


There is no charge for parking at the museum. Museum parking for visitors with handicaps and oversized vehicles is available.

By Public Transportation

Visitors can reach the museum via public transportation using the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) Metrorail service. The museum is 1.9 miles from the Silver Spring Station and 1.2 miles from the Forest Glen Station. On weekdays, visitors can take a Montgomery County Transit Ride On commuter bus from the Silver Spring Station to the museum.

By Rideshare Service

Please monitor your destination on your rideshare app to make sure your route leads to the visitor entrance on Linden Lane. Entrance via Brookfield Road requires proper military identification.