The U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Museum is a Federal Government facility that is free and open to all JBSA personnel, students, residents, and their families.
Saturday will be reserved for training classes only, no other guests permitted on Saturdays at this time.
We will strictly adhere to a 50% capacity limit for all indoor activities. This means a total of 250 visitors at any given time will be permitted in the museum building. All outdoor exhibits will be open as well. The outdoor areas are not limited as long as social distancing is maintained.
All outdoor exhibits will be open as well. The outdoor areas are not limited as long as social distancing is maintained.
The museum follows all directives of the MEDCoE, JBSA command, and local health officials in order to determine when the limits can be removed and the general public may return.
The museum experience is self-guided. Museum docents provide guided tours to Soldiers going through medical training at Fort Sam Houston. At present there are no established public tour times, and group tours should be coordinated in advance, although they are also self-guided.
A frequently asked question is “How long does it take to go through your museum?” The answer varies greatly depending on the visitors’ level of interest in Army Medicine. Most visitors should plan to spend at least 1 ½ hours. Visitors who have a great interest in the subject matter have spent over 4 hours in the museum exhibit galleries and outdoor exhibit areas.
The history of the Army Medical Department is the compelling story of those soldiers whose mission is to preserve life. Our exhibits are primarily designed for an adult audience, and although they contain artifacts and graphics that may be entertaining and enlightening for young persons who are interested in the health sciences, this institution was not designed as a “hands-on” science museum.
Gift shop: Retail operation carries a wide variety of unique items relating to the Army Medical Department including books, shirts, jewelry, stationery and gifts. See the AMEDD Museum Gift Shop on-line.
Museum Telephone: 210.221.6358, DSN 471.6358 Fax 210.221.6781
Gift shop Telephone: 210.225.0015 or toll-free 800.523.0015