Hennepin Medical History Center
Located within Hennepin Healthcare’s HCMC hospital campus in downtown Minneapolis, the Hennepin Medical History Center preserves and shares over a century of hospital history. Visit our public gallery spaces in the lower level of the Blue Building to explore a unique collection of medical artifacts, images, and departmental and nursing school histories.
Gallery Hours: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm most Thursdays
For patients, medical records, or employment inquiries, please access the main website, sekersohbet.net.
Collections and Education
The following interviews were conducted on behalf of the Hennepin Medical History Center for the History Center's Oral History Project. The interviewer is Mary Ellen Bennett.
Fred Ames: An Oral History
Facilities Management Career with Metropolitan Medical Center, Hennepin Faculty Associates, and Hennepin County Medical Center, Recollections of what HCMC means to him.
Sharon Presley: An Oral History
50-year Career at HCMC - Courier, Mail Center, Mentor for Students in Project Search and Step-Up Programs
Dr. Guilford Hartley: An Oral History
Bariatric Programs and Communication Evolution
Thomas Mattison: An Oral History
Minneapolis General Hospital - the Transition to Hennepin County General Hospital and Building and Moving to the New Hennepin County Medical Center
Dr. Margaret Simpson: An Oral History
Infectious Diseases, the Early AIDS Epidemic, Infection Prevention, and Employee Health at Hennepin County Medical Center
Marie Dougan: An Oral History
Nursing Career - Old Minneapolis General Hospital, Hennepin County Medical Center, and the Creation of the creation of the Nursing Float Pool and Roster programs.
The views and opinions expressed in these oral histories are solely those of the participants and do not necessarily reflect or represent the views and opinions of Hennepin Healthcare, Hennepin County Medical Center, or the Hennepin Medical History Center.
Direct quotations are based on recollection. The entire text has been edited for length and clarity. Portions of the text are redacted as noted due to privacy, confidentiality, or sensitivity of the content.
HCMC Blue Building
915 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN
The MMC Collection is located in BL.227.
The HCMC Collection is located in BL.226.