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

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Upcoming Events

Special Exhibition – “The Dead of Antietam”
April 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 – “The Dead of Antietam”
April 26 @ 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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“No One Knows What to Do” – Clara Barton and the Lincoln Assassination

Discover how Clara Barton understood the tragedy of the Lincoln Assassination and how it relates to terrible events in our own times.

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“Senses Were Benumbed:” How a Civil War Nurse Handled Trauma

Cornelia Hancock saw some horrifying things in her time as a Civil War nurse. Hear in her own words how she dealt with the trauma.

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