The Vietnam War: 1945-1975

Special Exhibition Opens Nov. 8, 2019

The Vietnam War: 1945-1975

Special Exhibition Opens Nov. 8, 2019

Posted October 7th at 8:00am

More than 40 years after its conclusion, the Vietnam War remains one of the most controversial events of the 20th century. How did the conflict begin? Why did it begin? What are the connections between the war and its confounding cousin, World War I? This exhibition explores themes of patriotism, duty and citizenship through a remarkable collection of objects from the New‑York Historical Society. Open Nov. 8, 2019 – May 31, 2020 in the Wylie Gallery.

Veterans Day Weekend

Special Activities and Discount Admission, Nov. 8-11, 2019

Veterans Day Weekend

Special Activities and Discount Admission, Nov. 8-11, 2019

Posted October 7th at 1:00pm

Join us in honoring veterans with special activities, free public ceremonies on the grounds and free general admission for veterans and active duty military to the Museum and Memorial, Friday, Nov. 8 through Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. In addition, general admission is half price for the public all weekend.

2019 Symposium

1919: Peace? - Nov. 1-2, 2019

2019 Symposium

1919: Peace? - Nov. 1-2, 2019

Posted October 7th at 2:00pm

Join us for the Museum's annual symposium for 2019, 1919: Peace?, and explore the sweeping changes to a world reordered by years of unrelenting warfare, Nov. 1-2, 2019. Speakers include Margaret MacMillan, Jörn Leonhard, Erez Manela, Yiğit Akin and more.

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