Hours, Tours, and Maps


The Percy Skuy, History of Contraception Gallery will be closed from February 25th, through May 1st, 2019. 

The Dittrick Museum of Medical History is open to the public from Monday through Friday, 10:00 am until 4:00 pm  Saturday 10:00 am-2:00 pm. There is no admission charge to the Museum. 

Closed on Sundays and the following holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance;  Memorial Day; July 4; Labor Day; Closing at 3:00pm Wednesday November 21st. Closed November 22nd through November 24th (2018) and December 22nd through Jan.1st (2019).


The Center is located on the third floor of the Allen Memorial Medical Library at the corner of Euclid Avenue and Adelbert Road, 11000 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-1714.

From downtown Cleveland: follow Chester Avenue east five miles to Euclid Avenue in University Circle. Turn left onto Euclid. The second traffic light is Adelbert Rd. The Dittrick Center is located at the corner of Euclid and Adelbert.

From I-90 West or East: take Exit #177 to Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Turn south (away from Lake Erie) and travel through Rockefeller Park for three miles to East 105th Street in University Circle. Cross 105th St. and follow sign to Euclid Avenue. Almost immediately, turn left on Jeptha Drive (a sign directs you to Botanical Garden, Art and Natural History Museums). Bear right at the top of Jeptha Drive onto Wade Oval. Follow to East Blvd., turn right and follow East Blvd. to Euclid Avenue. Turn left. First traffic light is Adelbert Rd. The Dittrick Center is at the corner of Euclid and Adelbert.

From I-77 North or I-71 North: take I-90 East to Exit #177. Follow directions above. From Cleveland-Hopkins Airport, take I-71 north and follow the above directions. From I-271 North: take Exit #32 to Cedar Road. Bear right onto Cedar Road and travel west 4.5 miles to the bottom of a steep hill and traffic light at interesection with Murray Hill Road. Turn right on Murray Hill Road, bear left at traffic light, and cross bridge to junction with Adelbert Road. Bear left on Adelbert. The Center is at the corner of Euclid Avenue and Adelbert Road.


The Center does not have its own parking lot. Parking is available in the Standard Parking Lots, the closest is Campus Center Garage (see map and details here: Parking), or you can use metered parking on Euclid Ave.


The building is ADA accessible and most of the Museum is ADA accessible (there is one balcony exhibit which is not). To access the wheelchair ramp you must go around the gate to parking area behind the building. Visitor parking is not available in that lot. We do not provide wheelchairs for visitors.


The Dittrick Museum will not be scheduling any group tours after May 1st, this is a temporary suspension.


MUSEUM MAP click here for a visual representation of the gallery spaces.