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Opens at 11:00 AM
Last Admission at 5:00 PM

(202) 824-0613

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

Veterans Day at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office
November 11 @ 11:00 am

The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office is honoring the men and women who helped shape this nation through service and sacrifice this Veterans Day. 

A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time
December 14 @ 6:00 pm

In October 1862, Julia Wilbur traveled alone from Rochester, New York, with the well-intentioned, but ill-formed idea to help African Americans escaping slavery by crossing into Union controlled areas. She ended up in Alexandria, Virginia, where she worked closely with Harriet Jacobs and against the male powers-that-be. Join us at the Clara […]

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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.


Photographs of the Dead at Antietam

Learn about the impact of Alexander Gardner’s photographs taken of dead soldiers at Antietam.

“Our Lady of the Hospital”: A Song Dedicated to the Nurses of the Civil War

“The ward is silent again
As our lady resumes her place…”

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