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Exhibits focusing on all aspects of Civil War medicine: the story of care, healing and devotion during the conflict.

“The Art of Embalming the Dead During the American Civil War.” Permanent exhibit.

National Museum of Health and Medicine

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave. NW. 202/782-2200. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily.

“Human Body, Human Being.” Medical artifacts and anatomy displays on the body and illness. Runs indefinitely.

“To Bind Up the Nation’s Wounds.” Civil War medicine as told through artifacts, photographs, illustrations, tools, specimens and first-person accounts. On permanent display.

National Museum of the Marine Corps

18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, Va. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, except Christmas. 800/397-7585.

Museum dedicated to the legacy of the U.S. Marine Corps.

“The U.S. Marine Band The President’s Own.” Through November.

National Museum of Natural History

10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Metro: Federal Triangle. 202/633-1000.

“Emissaries of Peace: The 1762 Cherokee and British Delegations.” Through Nov. 25.

The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals. Permanent display.

Korea Gallery. Permanent display.

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