Revolutions! 1917

Special Exhibition Now Open

Revolutions! 1917

Special Exhibition Now Open

Posted April 4th at 9:00am

This centennial exhibition showcases the incredible events that occurred worldwide in 1917: from America’s official entry into the war and Russia’s upheavals from an Imperial state, to Bolshevik rule. Revolutions! 1917 is open April 7, 2017 – April 8, 2018 in Exhibit Hall.

2017 Battlefield Tour

Limited Spaces Remain. Please book by July 1!

2017 Battlefield Tour

Limited Spaces Remain. Please book by July 1!

Posted January 29th at 3:13pm

The National World War I Museum and Memorial invites you to take the trip of a lifetime! The 2017 Battlefield Tour takes visitors on an epic journey in the footsteps of U.S. soldiers for the centennial of the U.S. entry into World War I. Journey through the Western Front in France and areas of American involvement. Space is limited, so reserve your spot by July 1! 

Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace

Special Exhibition Now Open

Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace

Special Exhibition Now Open

Posted March 13th at 9:50am

Michael St Maur Sheil’s portraits of WWI battlefields are featured in an outdoor photographic exhibition, Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: The Doughboys, 1917-1918 which tells of the healed scars of the First World War through our only remaining living witness: the fields of battle themselves. Once places of devastating violence, we now see landscapes of great beauty, testament to peace and remembrance. Open March 31 – Aug. 20, 2017

U.S. Enters the War

Learn about the events that led the U.S. to enter WWI in 1917

U.S. Enters the War

Learn about the events that led the U.S. to enter WWI in 1917

Posted March 20th at 9:00am

When World War I began in Europe in 1914, many Americans wanted the United States to stay out of the conflict. What changed? Navigate the history of the U.S. entry into WWI with these online articles and videos.

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