Ever wonder how CDC scientists merge old-fashioned detective work with high-tech science to crack the cases of mystery diseases? Get the Story! Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at CDC Headquarters. This unique museum features award-winning permanent and changing exhibitions that focus on a variety of public health topics, as well as the history of CDC. The museum is free and open to the public so we would like to see you soon.
Now on Display
Where Children Sleep: Photographs by James Mollison
July 5 – October 25, 2016
Photographer James Mollison's breathtaking photography series, Where Children Sleep, captures deeply personal portraits of children from around the world, alongside images of where they sleep each night.
The photographs are arresting in the shocking disparity they portray. The viewer is also reminded of the vulnerability of all children, and their need for safe, stable and nurturing environments.
Closed weekends & federal holidays
- Location 1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
- Phone 404-639-0830
- Admission & Parking Free
The museum will close on October 31st to install a new exhibition.
We will reopen on November 15th with A Lens on CDC: Photographs of Jim Gathany. For the past 30 years, Jim Gathany has been documenting CDC's scientific achievements, its significant events, its facilities, and its history. A Lens on CDC will celebrate Gathany's long career, the artistry of both his scientific and documentary work, and his incredible contributions to CDC.
Stories from the Collection
Discover the stories behind the historic objects at the CDC Museum. Learn why they are valuable to CDC's history, and how they came to be a part of the collection.
Global Health Chronicles
Global Health Chronicles was launched in collaboration with Emory University's Libraries, Global Health Institute, and Rollins School of Public Health. The web site is a series of "Chronicles," each dealing with a different subject.
CDC Museum Button
Go to CDC Museum Social Media Tools to get instructions and the HTML code for the button.
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- Page last updated: September 26, 2016
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