Montgomery County Hospitals - From Almshouses to Hospitals

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020


The newest exhibition at the Historical Society of Montgomery County will focus on hospitals and healthcare in Montgomery County. Hospitals are a common sight throughout Montgomery County, but that was not always the case. From local doctors, to Almshouses, and nonprofit organizations, the way we treat the sick and injured has changed drastically since the founding of the county. This exhibit, explores how hospitals and medical treatments have evolved and impacted the community.

The exhibit will be located in Society Headquarters, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA.  There is an opening catered gala for this exhibition on June 27, 2019The exhibit will open to the public on Monday July 1, 2019 and run until February 1, 2020. 

*A special exhibit opening will be held on June 27, 2019, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Tickets to the exhibit opening are $40.00 per person.  Please call 610-272-0297 for tickets.

Exhibit Hours:  Monday & Thursday - 10 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  

                         Tuesday & Wednesday - 1:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

                         Saturday: We are open the first Saturday of each month from 10am - 2pm.
                        Closed on Fridays, Sundays and holidays

For information call 610-272-0297 or email:

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