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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

National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Free Admission All Weekend
September 19 @ 11:00 am

In honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum is offering FREE admission on September 19 – September 21. 

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.

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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.


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.

“Please Examine this Roll” – Clara Barton’s Search for the Missing

Read about Clara Barton’s early efforts to find missing soldiers immediately after the Civil War, as her humanitarian efforts changed to meet a new need.

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