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

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

James A. Garfield and the First Decoration Day – May 30, 1868
May 18 @ 11:00 am

Discover the origin of Memorial Day in the United States and the role played by future president James Garfield On Saturday May 18 at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum, join the Site Manager of James A. Garfield National Historic Site Todd Arrington as he discusses the first Memorial Day. The […]

Civil War Medicine in Washington
May 30 @ 6:00 pm

Washington’s Civil War hospitals played host to a wide range of characters from President Abraham Lincoln to Walt Whitman.

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For anyone interested in American history, or simply the story of an amazing human being, this place is a must-see when you are in DC.
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Burying the Dead – From the Civil War to World War I

The Civil War created an epidemic of unidentified dead soldiers. Find out how the issue evolved from the then to World War I.

“The Fate of Your Loved Ones” – Dorence Atwater’s List

Learn how the heroic deeds of Dorence Atwater and Clara Barton helped identify thousands of soldiers graves at Andersonville Prison.

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