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

On Saturday June 16, the last admission will be 4 PM

 

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.

Admission rates apply.

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Upcoming Events

Special Exhibition – “War on Our Doorsteps”
June 21 @ 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”
June 22 @ 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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Clara Barton Broke Barriers for Nineteenth Century Women

Clara Barton was a trailblazing woman in almost every portion of her astonishing career. She boldly went were few women had gone before.

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Clara Barton’s Nursing Career

“My sleepy emotions awoke me and…Clara Barton was there, an angel of mercy doing all in mortal power to assuage the miseries of the unfortunate soldiers.”

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