Black and white photo of a line of WWI-era Black soldiers walking in a line down a path in a forest.

Juneteenth Weekend

Free admission to special exhibition 'Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow'
Sunday-Monday, June 19-20 - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. National WWI Museum and Memorial

In commemoration of the Juneteenth holiday, admission to Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow will be free to the public on Sunday, June 19 and Monday, June 20 (observed holiday). The Wylie Gallery exhibition explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded after the Civil War and leading into WWI.

In addition, join us on Sunday, June 19 at 8:45 p.m. for the first night of Taps at the Tower with a brief but moving ceremony dedicated to fallen Black soldiers and Black veterans.

In partnership with JuneteenthKC.

Learn more about the exhibition