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HOURS:
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

The preserved rooms are accessible by both stairs and elevator.

Admission rates apply.

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Upcoming Events

Memorial Day Weekend
May 26

As we commemorate Memorial Day weekend, tour the Missing Soldiers Office.

The Wound Dresser
June 8 @ 6:00 pm

Discover the man behind the poetry, as Garrett Peck introduces us to Walt Whitman the poet, the nurse, the brother, the lover, the clerk, the myth, and the man.

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I was lucky enough to visit this bit of hidden history while in town for an American Red Cross meeting. Even those of us familiar with Clara Barton’s story learned something. Well worth a visit!
Miriam I.

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Seeking Asylum

From a Confederate wartime hospital, to our nation’s first hospital exclusively for mentally ill African Americans, discover the story of Central State.

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A Creature of Its Time: The Pension Bureau

By the of the 19th century, United States’ pension administration was huge: occupying an imposing building, overseeing the distribution of $138 million in pensions to nearly a million Union veterans and surviving relatives.

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