Tour the Museum of Nursing History

The Museum has many interesting displays from nursing caps and uniforms to medical equipment used during the early 1900’s. Many of the items are from personal collections and are accompanied with wonderful stories.  Schedule a visit to see the artifacts firsthand. Tours of the Museum of Nursing History may be self-guided or docent led.  Guided tours […]

Support the Museum of Nursing History Through Amazon Shopping

Museum of Nursing History Amazon Link We are excited to announce that there is a new way to support the museum in its efforts! Thanks to an initiative through Amazon, our supporters can: Visit Amazon using the link below Shop and complete your purchases like you normally would Help benefit the museum at no additional […]

The Founding of The Museum of Nursing History

  By: Sandra Kress Davis, EdD, RN, President of the Museum of Nursing History The Museum of Nursing History evolved from a one-day celebration of nurses at the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on May 10, 1974, into a Bicentennial Nursing Project in 1976. A group of prominent nurses and friends of nursing […]

Museum of Nursing History artifact collection visits the Cherry Hill Mall

In May 2010, the Cherry Hill Mall, located at 2000 NJ-38 Cherry Hill, NJ, took part in honoring the history and memorabilia of nursing history. Thanks to the Museum of Nursing History‘s extensive collection of nursing uniforms through different eras, the exhibition took center stage, detailing the many styles of medicine. Although the exhibition is […]