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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

Forensic and Archaeological Investigation of Civil War Military Remains
February 28 @ 6:00 pm

Renowned forensic anthropologist Dr. Douglas Owsley will discuss his work and how he’s helped to reveal the stories of those who fought in the Civil War.

Clara Barton at Andersonville
March 28 @ 6:00 pm

Explore the important work of identifying missing men that helped Clara Barton contribute to establishing the National Cemetery at Andersonville Prison.

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A hidden gem for Civil War buffs and Red Cross fans! If you are interested in the Civil War, urban architecture, or the Red Cross, consider stopping in!
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Death, Immortalized: Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

Post-mortem photography seems an odd custom to us today, but as historian Melissa DeVelvis explains, it was an important custom in the 1800’s.

Clara Barton: Leader for Emergency Relief

Clara Barton’s life and work paralleled the development of international emergency relief and its spread throughout the world.

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