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From the end of the Civil War to the end of WWI, explore the central role played by African American...
This is not a game. This is History. Live through the war to end all wars unlike ever before in this...
Often overlooked in the history of the war, the Eastern Front had cataclysmic results for the millio...
Collecting, cataloguing, conserving. The heart of a museum is its collection, but how do Museums mak...
The passage of the 19th Amendment was deeply influenced by women’s involvement in WWI, on the battle...

Upcoming Events

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Members-Only Preview
Thursday, May 26 - 10 a.m-6 p.m.
Reserve your tickets for this exclusive extended-hours preview of the newest exhibition at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, 'Black Citizenship in...
Onsite and Online
Thursday, May 26 - 6:30 p.m.
107 years after Gallipoli, how does the story of the ANZACs still shape Australian memory? Join us for the U.S. premiere of a stunning new film and a ...
Events & Ceremonies
Friday-Monday, May 27-30
Honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day weekend. Join us for events and cerem...
Free to the Public
Sunday, May 29 - 7 p.m.
Kick off your summer with the largest free Memorial Day weekend event in the Midwest, featuring the Kansas City Symphony and a fireworks display over ...
Monday, May 30 - 2 p.m.
New Walk of Honor granite bricks will be dedicated during a special annual ceremony honoring WWI service, veterans of any service, and civilian friend...
Friday, June 3 - 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Did you know doughnuts were made by The Salvation Army in World War I to help boost morale? “Dough-not” miss your chance to purchase Fairway Creamery ...

Welcome to the National WWI Museum and Memorial

From Research & Education, to our Collection & Exhibitions. We offer a variety of ways to Learn About WWI.

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