Women’s fashion played a surprisingly important role during WWI, especially in France. Learn why fashion was more than simply a means of personal expression in the special exhibition Silk and Steel: French Fashion, Women and WWI – a new chapter of the history of the war at the Museum and Memorial. Learn more
In the Belle Époque years before 1914, absinthe was celebrated in cafes and literature alike, but by the end of World War I, wine was synonymous with French culture. Learn why on Wednesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. as you imbibe in an at-home tasting and join an online conversation with Master of Wine and Master Sommelier Doug Frost and National WWI Museum and Memorial CEO Matthew Naylor.
We are pleased to welcome guests back to the galleries! Your visit will be different, so we encourage you to learn about the measures in place to make your experience at America’s official WWI Museum and Memorial as safe as possible.