Taps at the Tower

June 17-23, 2018 at Sunset

Taps at the Tower

June 17-23, 2018 at Sunset

Posted May 23rd at 9:00am

The National World War I Museum and Memorial presents the fifth annual Taps at the Tower each evening at sunset (8:45 p.m.) from Sunday, June 17 – Saturday, June 23, 2018. People are invited to come and use the grounds each evening, have a picnic, play games and enjoy the outdoors. At sunset, people will gather at the Liberty Memorial Tower to experience Taps being played during a brief, moving ceremony.

African Americans in War

Sunday, June 24 at 2 p.m. - Free with RSVP

African Americans in War

Sunday, June 24 at 2 p.m. - Free with RSVP

Posted June 19th at 5:48pm

Join U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Bernard Harris for a discussion on African American officers’ training camps at Fort Des Moines and the complex challenges many soldiers faced abroad and at home during the war. Learn more

For Liberty: American Jewish Experience in WWI

Exhibition Opens June 29 in the Wylie Gallery

For Liberty: American Jewish Experience in WWI

Exhibition Opens June 29 in the Wylie Gallery

Posted June 12th at 10:30am

Hailed as “remarkably prescient” by the New York Times, this special exhibition examines the American Jewish battlefield and homefront participation through a series of remarkable stories and objects. Exhibition open June 29 - Nov. 11, 2018 in the Wylie Gallery.

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