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Permanent exhibits include:

  • apothecary jars in the lower lobby
  • a medicinal herb garden exhibit in the History of Medicine Reading Room Terrace
  • Exhibits of the history of stereotactic neurosurgery, the 65th general hospital, The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and Schilling Library memorabilia on the first floor
  • a Zeiss microscope on the balcony.

Rotating exhibits include:

  • one case in the main lobby
  • three cases in the mezzanine
  • four cases on the lower lobby
  • one mila-wall with six light gray modules (each 3 feet wide and 8 feet tall) located in the mezzanine.

Gallery Policy

Exhibits should be related to health sciences and medicine. Items displayed on the mila-wall should be two-dimensional. The mila-wall is in a public space and cannot be locked. Library visitors can see the herb garden during library hours by way of the outside staircase to the left of the Searle Center entrance.


Hours are available on the Medical Center Library and Archives website


Seeley G. Mudd Building

(919) 660-1100