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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

Tents and Tenements: The Civil War’s Impact on Urban Health
March 19 @ 6:00 pm

Discover the connections between wartime experiences and the public health movement in nineteenth-century cities with Dr. Melanie Kiechle.

Nursing on the Front Lines: How Clara Barton Changed Health Care
March 30 @ 1:00 pm

Discover how dramatically Clara Barton changed the concept of health care during the Civil War in this special presentation at Salisbury University.

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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.


Women Who Went to the Front

Clara Barton was just one famous example of a woman who courageously went to the front lines to care for wounded soldiers. Read about other heroic examples.

Harriet (2019) Movie Review

Read our review of the 2019 film Harriet which chronicles the life of the American hero Harriet Tubman and her efforts combating the system of slavery.

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