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

The museum will close at 4:00 PM on November 10

Tours begin on the half hour

(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.

Admission rates apply.

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Upcoming Events

Discovering Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
November 17 @ 11:00 am

Tour Clara Barton’s boarding house home and office with the man who saved it.

The Life Of Dr. Edward Stonestreet – 19th Century Doctor
December 6 @ 6:00 pm

Learn about the real life of a Civil War surgeon and see how it compares to the portrayal in the PBS series Mercy Street.

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A hidden gem for Civil War buffs and Red Cross fans! If you are interested in the Civil War, urban architecture, or the Red Cross, consider stopping in!
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Dangerous Embellishments: Women Spies in the Civil War

Read how hundreds of women flirted, cajoled, and tricked men into giving up top-secret information in their role as spies in the Civil War.

Clara Barton: First Aid Practitioner, Educator, and Advocate

Clara Barton’s Civil War nursing experience taught her the importance of first aid. After the war, she worked to bring first aid training to civilian life.

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