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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
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The preserved rooms are accessible by both stairs and elevator.

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Upcoming Events

Special Exhibition – “War On Our Doorsteps”
March 1 @ 11:00 am

Relive the exhibition of Alexander Gardner’s photographs taken on Antietam battlefield in September 1862 at the Missing Soldiers Office in 2018.

Special Exhibition – “War On Our Doorsteps”
March 8 @ 11:00 am

Relive the exhibition of Alexander Gardner’s photographs taken on Antietam battlefield in September 1862 at the Missing Soldiers Office in 2018.

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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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”The Day and the War” – James Madison Bell’s Poetry Extolled the Bravery of Black Union Soldiers

“Rally! and prove that ye are men!
Rally! and let us do or die!
For war, nor death, shall boast a shade
To daunt the Union Black Brigade!”

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Opening Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office – 1865

Follow Clara Barton’s journey from battlefield nurse to opening the Missing Soldiers Office. Against all odds she worked to help people after the war.

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