Clara Barton Museum



Thursday through Saturday

Opens at 11:00 am

Last admission at 5:00 pm

Tours begin on the half hour

See below for additional days the museum will be open 

Monday through Wednesday: By appointment.

To schedule a tour by appointment, please provide a week’s notice.

Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Clara Barton’s Birthday). The Museum will close early at New Year’s Eve with last admission at 2:00 pm.

Special Exhibit:

A special temporary exhibit about Alexander Gardner’s Civil War photography will be available from March 1 to May 19, 2018. Click here for more information.


437 7th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

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Adults: $9.50

Children (Under 9): Free

Students: $7.00

Seniors (60 +): $8.50

Military (with ID): $8.50

To plan a group tour, click here or call 301-695-1864.


Group Tours:

The Museum also offers group tours for groups of 10 or more. Find out more.



We welcome all visitors, and will work to meet their diverse needs. The preserved rooms are accessible by stairs and elevator.

The preserved rooms are lit by beautifully replicated faux-gas light, and therefore are dimly lit

While we love animals, only service animals are permitted inside the museum.

For specific accessibility concerns, please contact our site manager at (202) 824-0613 or via



We ask all visitors under the age of 16 be accompanied by an adult.

No food, drink, smoking or flash photography in the preserved rooms.