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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

Discovering Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
November 17 @ 11:00 am

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

The Life Of Dr. Edward Stonestreet – 19th Century Doctor
December 6 @ 6:00 pm

Learn about the real life of a Civil War surgeon and see how it compares to the portrayal in the PBS series Mercy Street.

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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: International Relief Organizer

Discover how Clara Barton and the Red Cross formed a partnership centered on war and disaster relief that helped countless people around the world.

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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