Plan Your Visit to the National World War I Museum and Memorial

No. 5 Ranked Museum in the U.S.  - Yelp
No. 1 Attraction in Kansas City  - TripAdvisor


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“This museum is a national treasure.”
-  Pulitzer Prize winning biographer A. Scott Berg


Steeped in history, the National World War I Museum and Memorial is America’s only museum dedicated to sharing the stories of the Great War through the eyes of those who lived it.

Interactive displays, thought-provoking films and eyewitness testimonies help guide visitors through one of the largest collections of WWI artifacts in the world.

From the first shots fired in 1914 to the last attempts at peace in 1919, this award-winning museum offers a global perspective of “The War to End All Wars,” and includes firsthand accounts from the battlefield and home front alike.

Plan your visit to the National World War I Museum today, and learn why the First World War wasn't the last.


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