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

Tours begin on the half hour

PHONE:
(202) 824-0613

LOCATION:
437 7th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
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The preserved rooms are accessible by both stairs and elevator.

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Upcoming Events

Tents and Tenements: The Civil War’s Impact on Urban Health
March 19 @ 6:00 pm

Discover the connections between wartime experiences and the public health movement in nineteenth-century cities with Dr. Melanie Kiechle.

Sinking of the Black Diamond – A Forgotten Tragedy
April 9 @ 6:00 pm

Learn about the legacy of the Black Diamond maritime disaster from Museum Director Karen Stone a few weeks before its anniversary.

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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!
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Women Who Went to the Front

Clara Barton was just one famous example of a woman who courageously went to the front lines to care for wounded soldiers. Read about other heroic examples.

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Harriet (2019) Movie Review

Read our review of the 2019 film Harriet which chronicles the life of the American hero Harriet Tubman and her efforts combating the system of slavery.

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