Visit the Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum to be inspired by the intriguing history of dental health and development of the dental professions and dental education. It is the oldest and most significant dental collection in Australia. Tracing its origins back to 1884 with the formation of the Odontological Society of Victoria, the organization responsible for establishing the first dental school in Victoria

The Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum


Ground floor of the Royal Dental Hospital,
720 Swanston St, Carlton.

Located in the dental hospital surrounded by student classrooms, the museum is available to students, patients, their families, and the general public.

Opening hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday

Banner Image: Service with a smile: Mary Byrne (final-year student) and patient, Spring Street, 1957, photograph, 34.2 x 47.6 cm. Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum, HFA3136