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

On Saturday October 26 the last admission will be at 2:30

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.

Admission rates apply.

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Upcoming Events

Continuing Clara Barton’s Work – The Defense Personnel Accounting Agency (DPAA)
November 7 @ 6:00 pm

Discover the ways Clara Barton’s work of searching for missing soldiers is carried on today through the Defense Personnel Accounting Agency.

Discovering Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
November 23 @ 12:30 pm

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

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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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One Family’s Story – How Clara Barton’s Work Brought Comfort

The Sherwood family story puts a face to Clara Barton’s nation-wide search for missing men. See how her findings provided comfort to families everywhere.

Clara Barton and the Medical Disaster of First Bull Run

Learn about the disastrous first major battle of the Civil War, and how it inspired Clara Barton to care for sick and wounded soldiers.

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