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

The Museum will be closed until it is deemed safe to reopen due to the ongoing concern over COVID-19

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.

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Q&A on Facebook Live – Women Nurses and the Civil War
April 1 @ 1:00 pm

Education Coordinator John Lustrea will discuss women nurses of the Civil War. Send us your questions in advance on Facebook or by email

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!
Shayne D.


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.

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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