Live Programming
Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Hands-on History 2024

History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which guests of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts.
Happy Hour
Thursday, April 18 - 5:30 p.m.

Modernist Happy Hour

Join The Modernists for good company, conversation and even better cocktails. Open to members and non-members alike.
Guided class
Saturday, April 27 - 8:45 a.m.

Sip and Stretch

Stretch out (like WWI POW Joseph Pilates) and sip some cold-pressed juice, all in one free session.
Crafts and Storytime
Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Story Time: One Boy’s War

Young men were thrilled by news of war, imagining great adventures until battlefield realities intruded. Learn about “One Boy’s War” (by Lynn Huggins-Cooper) with storytime and a family-friendly craft.
Special Event Station
Friday, May 24 - Monday, May 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

WW1USA Amateur Radio Station

The Museum and Memorial is teaming up with area amateur radio operators for special event station WW1USA. All short-wave radio operators welcome.
Donate blood
Friday, May 24 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Save a Life: Blood Drive

Doctors and scientists developed the technology to store blood for future transfusions during WWI. Like soldiers did 100 years ago, you can support those in need by donating blood.
Friday, May 24 - Monday, May 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Memorial Day Weekend 2024

This Memorial Day weekend, join us as we give special honor and recognition to the individuals who sacrificed their lives while serving their country. Free admission for active-duty and veterans; half-price for the public.
Panel and film screening
Saturday, May 25 | 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

In Conversation: The Legacy Jump

On Veterans Day 2020, nine veterans skydived onto the Museum and Memorial grounds. Relive that event with an in-depth conversation between veteran panelists plus documentary film screening.
Memorial Day
Monday, May 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Trees of Remembrance

Commemorate the service and memory of a fallen soldier by adding their name to a poppy blossom, displayed on the branches of the Trees of Remembrance.
Summer Educator Institute
July 14-18, 2024

Literature and Legacy: WWI in the Classroom

The National WWI Museum and Memorial is excited to offer a Summer 2024 professional learning opportunity to assist teachers in integrating literature that brings to life the multifaceted narratives of the Great War in their classrooms.
Teacher Development
Monday, July 29-Thursday, Aug. 1 | 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Central Time

Teacher Seminar: American Indian History since 1900

Teachers, join the Gilder Lehrman Institute - featuring Dr. Donald L. Fixico and Museum and Memorial curator Natalie Lovgren - in exploring American Indian history since 1900.
Battlefield Tour
Friday, Sept. 13 – Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2024

2024 Battlefield Tour: Salonika and the Great War

Venture into the crossroads of mythology and modernity as we explore the cultural and historical significance of the Salonika Front in Greece.