Plan Your Visit

We invite you to visit our collection highlighting a century and a half’s worth of medical history, Civil War camp life, hospital life, African American Life, as well as women and children’s roles during the war. Experience the challenges faced by doctors, nurses and surgeons during the Civil War, while learning about the innovations that led to the modern military and Emergency Medical Systems. Plan a group visit, explore our galleries, attend a lecture, special event, or program at one of our three sites!

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MDNational Museum of Civil War Medicine - exterior

48 East Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21705


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Mailing Address - PO Box 470, Frederick, MD  21705

Hours of Operation

Monday through Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday 11:00am to 5:00pm

Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

General Admission

General Admission to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine allows individuals and families visiting to take a self-guided tour of the Museum. On average it takes visitors an hour to two hours to tour both floors of exhibits. The Museum does not admit visitors to the galleries after 4:00pm daily.

Adults
Seniors (60 +)
Military (with ID)
Student
Children under 9
$9.50
$8.50
$8.50
$7.00
Free

 

Parking

Metered On-Street Parking

Meters have a two-hour limit and are closely monitored by the City

The Park Mobile App allows visitors to pay for their meter right from their Smart Phone

Parking Garage

The Museum itself is located right next to the Carroll Creek Parking Deck. To access, turn left immediately after the Museum on East Patrick Street.

ADA parking is available on the first floor of the Carroll Creek Parking Deck.

Accepted payment methods include cash and all major credit cards

Accessibility

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Schedule a Visit

To schedule a guided group tour, please submit a reservation request form online or by fax to 301-695-6823. By submitting a completed reservation request you are not guaranteed a reservation. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine Reservation Coordinator will work with you to best accommodate your group. To plan a visit, we ask that requested reservations be submitted at least four weeks prior to the desired date of your visit. Once the date and time of your guided tour have been confirmed with the Museum’s Reservation Coordinator, you will receive a confirmation letter with check-in information.

Museum Guidelines

  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Food and drink are prohibited in the galleries, but water fountains can be found on both floors of the museum for your convenience.
  • We ask that you please silence your cell phones while in the galleries, but phone calls can be made in the Lobby.
  • Please note that exhibits may be alarmed; be mindful of this when visiting with small children.
  • Filming within the galleries is strictly prohibited.
  • Flash Photography is prohibited in the galleries.

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The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum in Downtown Washington, D.C.

Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office
437 ½ 7th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20002

Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office

(202) 824-0613

437 ½ 7th Street NW 

Washington, D.C. 20002  

Mailing Address – PO Box 470, Frederick, MD  21705

Hours of Operation

Saturdays 11:ooam to 5:00pm

Other times by appointment.

Exploring Penn Quarter

For more information on restaurants, shopping centers, and other attractions please visit the Destination D.C. website.

Parking

Several parking garages are located within walking distance from the Museum.  Rates apply. 

Metro

The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office  is central to three Metro stations.  Rates apply. 

  • Archives on the Green/Yellow line to the south - 0.1 miles away
  • Gallery Place Chinatown: Largest station at the junction of Red, Green, and Yellow Lines - 0.2 miles away
  • Judiciary Square on the Red Line to the east - 0.3 miles away

Motor Coach Information 

Please note that a Metro Bus stop is located directly in front of the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office.  For information on buses and motor coaches please visit the District Department of Transportation website to view the truck and bus map.   

Contact Us

For more information on the CBMSO please submit all inquiries by e-mail to david.price@civilwarmed.org

 

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The Pry House Field Hospital Museum on the Antietam BattlefieldPry House Field Museum

18906 Shepherdstown Pike Keedysville, MD 21756

Mailing Address – PO Box 470, Frederick, MD  21705

General Admission

General Admission to the Pry House Field Hospital Museum allows visitors to explore the former headquarters of General McClellan, Union Commander of the Army of the Potomac, and Medical Director Dr. Jonathan Letterman.

Suggest Donation
$5.00 per person

Hours of Operation

June to the end of October:

Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Other times by appointment.  

Access to property – self guided – 7 days a week 11 to 5

 

November to end of May:

Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas

Parking

Parking for motor coaches, cars and vans is available directly in front of the Phillip Pry Barn.

Accessibility

The Pry House Field Hospital is owned and maintained by the United States National Park Service (NPS). NPS considers the Antietam Battlefield and its surrounding sites to be handicap accessible. The Pry Barn is ramp accessible as is the first level of the Pry House.

Groups

Guided tours of the Pry House Field Hospital Museum can be arranged for groups with a minimum of 10 people. The length of a guided tour is 60 minutes; we ask that you please plan accordingly. For more information on group tours of the Pry House Field Hospital Museum please click here.

Museum Guidelines

  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all time.
  • Food and drink are prohibited in the galleries, but water fountains can be found on both floors of the museum.
  • We ask that you please silence your cell phones while in the galleries, but phone calls can be made in the Lobby.
  • Please note that exhibits may be alarmed; be mindful of this when visiting with small children.
  • Filming within the galleries is strictly prohibited.
  • Flash Photography is prohibited in the galleries.
  • Please visit the NPS Visitor Use Guidelines for additional park regulations.

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Frederick Patients after the Battle of Antietam

Search through our list below of patients that were treated in Frederick after the Battle of Antietam.



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