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Memorial Day 2024: Discounts and Events All Weekend

This Memorial Day weekend, join us as we give special honor and recognition to the individuals who sacrificed their lives while serving their country. Free admission for active-duty and veterans; half-price for the public.

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Memorial Day 2024


The Little War

Explore the lives of children swept up by the storms of World War I while adults were fighting on th...

Virtual Reality Experiences

Experience the Great War like you never have before in 3D virtual reality: A battle in a trench on t...

Mail Call

On envelopes carrying letters to his son, John Ross Myers carefully painted cartoons, scenes of camp...

Bergman Family Gallery and Open Storage Center

Included with your General Admission ticket, the Lower Level features the Bergman Family Gallery and...

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
Live Programming
Saturdays at 11 a.m.
History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which guests of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts.
Guided class
Saturday, April 27 - 8:45 a.m.
Stretch out (like WWI POW Joseph Pilates) and sip some cold-pressed juice, all in one free session.
Wednesday, May 8 - 6:30 p.m.
Sail across the North Sea with Dr. John Kuehn as he explores the Battle of Jutland, the largest sea battle in WWI, between Germany and Great Britain.
Crafts and Storytime
Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Young men were thrilled by news of war, imagining great adventures until battlefield realities intruded. Learn about “One Boy’s War” (by Lynn Huggins-...
New Exhibition Preview
Wednesday, May 22 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Opening in time for Memorial Day, "Sacred Service" highlights chaplains of all faiths who answered the call of duty. Members, preview the exhibition b...
Donate blood
Friday, May 24 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Doctors and scientists developed the technology to store blood for future transfusions during WWI. Like soldiers did 100 years ago, you can support th...

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