The World's Most Comprehensive WWI Collection
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Explore the History of a War that Changed Everything
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War Remains
About WWI
Night at the Tower


From the end of the Civil War to the end of WWI, explore the central role played by African American...
This is not a game. This is History. Live through the war to end all wars unlike ever before in this...
Often overlooked in the history of the war, the Eastern Front had cataclysmic results for the millio...

Upcoming Events

All Events
At River Bluff Brewing
Thursday, Aug. 18 - 5:30 p.m.
Join the Modernists for cocktails and make connections with other Museum supporters on the third Thursday of the month. Learn more about upcoming even...
Free to the Public
Saturday, Aug. 20 - 5 p.m.
Spend a firelit summer evening with us at Kansas City’s second ever Great Balloon Glow! Rows of tethered hot air balloons will fire up their burners t...
Lecture and Social Hour
Wednesday, Aug. 24 - 6 p.m.
Stand With Ukraine KC and the Ukrainian Club of Kansas City come together in discussion with Dr. Donald Jensen of the United States institute of Peac...
Onsite and Online
Thursday, Aug. 25 - 7 p.m.
During and after Reconstruction, African American congregations grew their churches into central spaces of intellectual development, community organiz...
Onsite and Online
Saturday, Aug. 27 - 10:30 a.m.
The Black servicemembers of the Great War experienced combat, hard labor and an enduring battle for justice both at home and abroad. Historic interpre...
Southeast Lawn
Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 27-28
Join us for our free, annual summer event featuring the Living History Volunteer Corps and other World War I living historians sharing their knowledge...

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From Research & Education, to our Collection & Exhibitions. We offer a variety of ways to Learn About WWI.

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