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Road Closures and Parking Changes


Visiting the Museum and Memorial between April 2 – May 7?

Please take note of road closures and parking availability. There may be changes from day to day.



Nearly 9 million people were held as prisoners of war at some point during the four brutal years of ...

Entertaining the Troops

Whether it was card games in the trenches or dancing in Paris, explore the varied ways soldiers devi...

Main Gallery: The World War, 1914-1919

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

Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Open June 8, 2023: "Bespoke Bodies" explores prosthetic design and its critical role in humanizing n...

Upcoming Events

All Events
Crafts and lecture
Saturday, April 8 - 10:30 a.m.
Come do your bit – knit! Kansas City Museum curator Lisa Shockley presides this month. All crafters and non-crafters welcome!
Monday, April 17 - 7 p.m. (Central Time)
100 years after Adolf Hitler’s 1923 Versailles speech, Professor Thomas Weber explores how and why he blamed Jews for Germany’s post-WWI crisis and tu...
Panel discussion
Sunday, April 23 - 2 p.m.
In 1923, T.E. Lawrence rented an abandoned cottage near Britain’s south coast. A century later, Clouds Hill staff and volunteers discuss how Lawrence ...
Curator Conversation
Monday, April 24 - 7 p.m.
Join this exclusive conversation with specialist curator Patricia Cecil on "Fighting with Faith", an online exhibition that explores the story of the ...
Thursday, April 27 - Saturday, April 29
Visit KC, the Kansas City Sports Commission, the Kansas City Chiefs and local event partners are proud to welcome the 2023 NFL Draft to Kansas City’s ...
Special Event Station
Friday, April 28 - Saturday, April 29 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Museum and Memorial teams with area amateur radio operators for special event station WW1USA. All short-wave radio operators welcome.

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