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Public Health Museum Exhibits
The Public Health Museum, located in the Old Administration Building of the Tewksbury Hospital, is a non-profit educational and cultural museum dedicated to preserving artifacts and records of our nation's history in public health.
Exhibits include: pioneering public health, campaign against tuberculosis, history of public health hospitals, patent medicine, the Philip Johnston exhibit, the William Hinton exhibit, the evolution of dental public health, and polio.
Admission is $5. Museum is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or by appointment.
|Where||Tewksbury Hospital 365 East St, Tewksbury, MA 01876|
|Time||10:00 am–2:00 pm|
|Phone||978-851-7321 ext. 2606|
More About Tewksbury Hospital
Tewksbury Hospital, located just off East Street, offers care to adult patients suffering from chronic medical conditions as well as a variety of mental illnesses. The hospital has inpatient substance abuse programs for men and women as well as a detox program. It also offers a comprehensive treatment program for patients in the middle and latter stages of Huntington's disease. The hospital, established in 1854, has a storied history. One of its most famous patients was Annie Sullivan, who went on to become the teacher and mentor of Helen Keller. The hospital campus features many buildings, several of which are leased to partnering health care providers.