The World's Most Comprehensive WWI Collection
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About WWI

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Captured

Nearly 9 million people were held as prisoners of war at some point during the four brutal years of ...
Often overlooked in the history of the war, the Eastern Front had cataclysmic results for the millio...

Main Gallery: The World War, 1914-1919

Included with your General Admission ticket, the Main Gallery of the National WWI Museum and Memoria...
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Upcoming Events

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Film screening
Friday, Sept. 30 - 7 p.m.
Bring out a late-evening picnic and enjoy a good laugh with the 1918 classic silent film "Shoulder Arms", starring comedic legend Charlie Chaplin. Fam...
Discounted tickets
Oct. 1-Oct. 31
Homeschool Month is back! We are pleased to offer a discount for any homeschool student aged 18 and under during October.
Crafts and Lecture
Saturday, Oct. 1 - 10:30 a.m.
Join this month’s Mrs. Wilson’s Knitting Circle with quilting expert Sue Reich as she explains how quilts made during the Great War and the 1918 Influ...
Online (English)
Monday, Oct. 3 - 7 p.m.
Join Dr. Harry Franqui-Rivera, Associate Professor of History at Bloomfield College, as we explore how Puerto Ricans were affected by the War, and how...
Conference
Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 6-8
Join us for the 39th International Churchill Conference at the Museum and Memorial, organized by the International Churchill Society. Tickets are avai...
Online (Español)
Monday, Oct. 10 - 7 p.m.
Join Dr. Harry Franqui-Rivera, Associate Professor of History at Bloomfield College, as we explore how Puerto Ricans were affected by the War, and how...

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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