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Open Oct. 28: Nearly 9 million people were held as prisoners of war at some point during the four br...
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

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Thursday, Feb. 2 - 7 p.m.
Marie and Pierre Curie’s romance in 1891 heralded the dawn of a new scientific era. Author Lauren Redniss explores Marie Curie’s life and loves as the...
Sunday, Feb. 5 - 2 p.m.
Did T.E. Lawrence achieve his ambition to be a great writer? Scholar Philip Neale navigates the checkered history of Lawrence of Arabia’s famous autob...
Living History
Saturday, Feb. 11 - 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Living History volunteers focus on the technology developed before and during WWI on the battlefield, hospital ward and home front. Come ask questions...
Reception and lecture
Tuesday, Feb. 21 - Reception 6 p.m., Lecture 7 p.m.
Abraham Lincoln and Woodrow Wilson both fought for American democratic ideals. But the way they each chose to address race had serious consequences an...
Program and reception
Friday, Feb. 24 - Reception 5 p.m., Program 6 p.m.
A year into Russia’s war on Ukraine, join Saint Javelin founder Christian Borys and artist Chris Shaw along with Curator Patricia Cecil in conversatio...

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