David J. Sencer CDC Museum

The David J. Sencer CDC Museum is a museum about the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, located in Atlanta, Georgia. The Smithsonian Institution is affiliated to the museum.

The CDC Museum's mission aims to educate visitors about prevention-based public healthcare. It also collects, preserves, and presents CDC's rich heritage through engaging museum exhibits, educational programming, and web archives.

The museum was originally known as the Global Health Odyssey Museum. This was done in 1996, during the 50th anniversary celebrations of the CDC. It also coincided with the 1996 Summer Olympics. The museum was renamed in 2011 as the David J. Sencer CDC Memorial Museum. This was in honor of David Sencer an American public health official and the longest-serving director of the CDC.

The COVID-19 pandemic caused the museum to be temporarily closed in 2020 and 2021.

The museum is free to enter and is open all year. The museum is visited by approximately 90,000.

The museum has exhibitions on public health and the history of CDC. The museum is an affiliate museum of Smithsonian.

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