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

Tours begin on the half hour

(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”
September 20 @ 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.

National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Free Admission All Weekend
September 20 @ 11:00 am

In honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum is offering FREE admission on September 20 – September 22. 

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For anyone interested in American history, or simply the story of an amazing human being, this place is a must-see when you are in DC.
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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.

Clara Barton – The Teacher Who Was Afraid of Public Speaking

How did Clara Barton go from a shy young girl to have a long and influential educational career? Read our latest blog to find out.

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