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

Tours begin on the half hour

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”
October 18 @ 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.

Special Exhibition – “War on Our Doorsteps”
October 19 @ 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.

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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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Dangerous Embellishments: Women Spies in the Civil War

Read how hundreds of women flirted, cajoled, and tricked men into giving up top-secret information in their role as spies in the Civil War.

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Clara Barton: First Aid Practitioner, Educator, and Advocate

Clara Barton’s Civil War nursing experience taught her the importance of first aid. After the war, she worked to bring first aid training to civilian life.

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