The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, located in the heart of historic downtown Frederick, Maryland, is just one of three different museums operated under the same umbrella. In Frederick at the main Museum, visitors will learn how the innovation of Civil War medicine impacts the present day.
The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum, located in Northwest Washington, DC, is the wartime home of Clara Barton. From her boardinghouse, she brought medical supplies to the front lines during the Civil War and led the search for missing soldiers after the conflict.
The Pry House Field Hospital Museum is located on Antietam National Battlefield. Visitors to the Pry House can see an original Civil War field hospital, the civilian impact of Civil War battles, and the site of one of America’s medical turning points.
Three sites, thousands of stories. Click below to plan your visit to each of our sites.
Follow in the footsteps of soldiers and surgeons to discover the harsh conditions, personal sacrifices, and brilliant innovations of Civil War medicine, innovations that continue to save lives today.More
Explore the unassuming boarding house rooms where Clara Barton lived and worked during the Civil War. These rooms were Barton's home base first as she braved the battlefield, then as she searched for 63,000 + missing soldiers.More
A building that went from a home to a hospital and headquarters in less than twenty-four hours: explore the Pry House and discover the war changed lives both in battle and on the home front.More
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Planning a day trip or a Civil War weekend? Our suggested Itineraries may help.