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	David Sencer CDC Museum: Celebrating 20 Years

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

	Two photos from Where Children Sleep: Photographs by James MollisonWhere 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.


Museum Info

  • Hours
    Monday: 9am-5pm
    Tuesday: 9am-5pm
    Wednesday: 9am-5pm
    Thursday: 9am-7pm
    Friday: 9am-5pm
    Closed weekends & federal holidays
  • Location 1600 Clifton Road NE
    Atlanta, GA 30329
  • Phone 404-639-0830
  • Admission & Parking Free

Coming Soon

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.


Hidden History

	Museum artifacts in storage

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.


  • Page last reviewed: February 4, 2014
  • Page last updated: September 26, 2016
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