The World's Most Comprehensive WWI Collection
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About WWI



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...

Upcoming Events

All Events
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.
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...
Walking Tour
Tuesday, Oct. 11 - 5:30 p.m.
Join the Modernists for our annual cemetery tour! This year we will visit Wyandot National Burying Ground.
At Blu Hwy
Thursday, Oct. 20 - 5:30 p.m.
Join the Modernists for cocktails and make connections with other Museum supporters on the third Thursday of the month. Learn more about upcoming even...
Auditorium Lobby
Sunday, Oct. 23 - 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
This month, the Living History Volunteer Corps will focus on the soldiers and civilians of various nationalities who served or were impacted by the fi...

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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