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

Saturday, September 16, the museum will open at 12 noon

(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

Women Soldiers
August 26 @ 11:00 am

Over 400 women disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War. They stood side by side with male soldiers. Learn their stories.

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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.


“Our Lady of the Hospital”: A Song Dedicated to the Nurses of the Civil War

“The ward is silent again
As our lady resumes her place…”

The Pension Crisis of 1893

How a change in Pension law cut off hundreds of widows, and how they fought back.

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