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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...
Collecting, cataloguing, conserving. The heart of a museum is its collection, but how do Museums mak...
The passage of the 19th Amendment was deeply influenced by women’s involvement in WWI, on the battle...

Upcoming Events

All Events
Free to the Public
May 19-30, 2022
This May, the American Veterans Traveling Tribute’s Vietnam Wall returns to the Southeast Lawn of the Museum and Memorial. An 80 percent scale replica...
At Restless Spirits
Thursday, May 19 - 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...
Onsite and Online
Saturday, May 21 - 10:30 a.m.
Join onsite or online as fiber artist Shannon Downey examines the evolution of craft as a tool of activism and some examples of WWI craftivism.
Members-Only Preview
Thursday, May 26 - 10 a.m-6 p.m.
Reserve your tickets for this exclusive extended-hours preview of the newest exhibition at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, 'Black Citizenship in...
Onsite and Online
Thursday, May 26 - 6:30 p.m.
107 years after Gallipoli, how does the story of the ANZACs still shape Australian memory? Join us for the U.S. premiere of a stunning new film and a ...
Events & Ceremonies
Friday-Monday, May 27-30
Honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day weekend. Join us for events and cerem...

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