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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

Cut It Off! A Halloween Amputation Demonstration
October 21 @ 7:00 pm

Watch as a skilled medical historian amputates a (model) leg using Civil War-era surgical tools.

Discovering Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
November 11 @ 11:00 am

Tour Clara Barton’s boarding house home and office with the man who saved it.

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I recommend a visit to this museum for any nurse, Civil War lover, or history buff!
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Smallpox in the Sea Islands: Clara Barton in South Carolina

Learn how Clara Barton combated the deadly disease of smallpox in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Photographs of the Dead at Antietam

Learn about the impact of Alexander Gardner’s photographs taken of dead soldiers at Antietam.

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