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Frederick, Maryland

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

A Civil War Museum with some notable medical antiques. 

The recently redesigned National Museum of Civil War Medicine has over 7000 square feet of exhibits on two floors. Even those who are not Civil War buffs will be interested in the amputation kits and recreations of field hospitals where wounded soldiers were separated into three categories: mortally wounded, slightly wounded and surgical cases. The museum is dedicated to demonstrating how techniques developed on the battlefields of the Civil War contributed to modern medicine.