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Thursday through Saturday
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

Special Exhibition – “War on Our Doorsteps”
August 16 @ 11:00 am

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

“Banners Instead of Guns:” Fighting for Suffrage in Wartime
August 16 @ 6:00 pm

Discover how the Civil War and World War I influenced the strategies, tactics, and rhetoric of the women’s suffrage movement.

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“May this Quilt Comfort Your Body and Spirit:” Album Quilts for Soldiers

From sources of entertainment to deep morale boosters, the significance of quilts for Civil War soldiers might surprise you.

Clara Barton Broke Barriers for Nineteenth Century Women

Clara Barton was a trailblazing woman in almost every portion of her astonishing career. She boldly went were few women had gone before.

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