• Clara Barton National Historic Site tulips in bloom.

    Clara Barton

    National Historic Site Maryland

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  • Temporary Site Closure Oct. 27 - Oct. 31, 2014

    Temporary Site Closure will occur starting the week Oct. 27, 2014 between 5 to 10 business days. Weekends the site will remain open. Please call 301-320-1410 for updates.

Fees & Reservations

There is no admission charge to visit Clara Barton National Historic Site. Parking is free also.

Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more people. Please call the site to schedule a group reservation at 301-320-1410.

Clara Barton National Historic Site is not available for rentals or private functions.

The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc., manages rental facilities in adjoining Glen Echo Park.

Did You Know?

Clara Barton Birthplace house.

Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts. The house she was born in is preserved by The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc. as the Clara Barton Birthplace Museum.