“Modern Medicine and the Great War” at the National Museum of American History

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There is no shortage of great American history to discover in the greater Washington D.C. area, and there are new exhibits opening every day. One of the latest is the Modern Medicine and the Great War exhibit at the National Museum of American History. The exhibit opened on April 6th and is one of the most fascinating you’ll see this summer.

The artifacts and displays found throughout the exhibit explore the many innovative ways medicine evolved during World War I. The display is 275-feet of glass cases on the first and second floors of the museum. Artifacts include in the exhibit explain how medicine was applied on the battlefield during the Great War, as well as how those battlefields became a testing ground for new medical technologies and procedures. The exhibition is here to stay at the National Museum of American History, which is part of the Smithsonian family of museums and is completely free for visitors.

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