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HOURS:
Thursday through Saturday
Opens at 11:00 AM
Last Admission at 5:00 PM

PHONE:
(202) 824-0613

LOCATION:
437 7th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

The preserved rooms are accessible by both stairs and elevator.

Admission rates apply.

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Upcoming Events

Memorial Day Weekend
May 26

As we commemorate Memorial Day weekend, tour the Missing Soldiers Office.

The Wound Dresser
June 8 @ 6:00 pm

Discover the man behind the poetry, as Garrett Peck introduces us to Walt Whitman the poet, the nurse, the brother, the lover, the clerk, the myth, and the man.

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To be completely honest, I’m typically not that into history … but this story, and how it was described and presented, I was able to get an image in my head of everything! Superb!
Shayne D.

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Seeking Asylum

From a Confederate wartime hospital, to our nation’s first hospital exclusively for mentally ill African Americans, discover the story of Central State.

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A Creature of Its Time: The Pension Bureau

By the of the 19th century, United States’ pension administration was huge: occupying an imposing building, overseeing the distribution of $138 million in pensions to nearly a million Union veterans and surviving relatives.

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