A uniformed bugler a playing Taps at the base of the Tower with a floral wreath in a stand to his right.

Taps at the Tower 2023

Sunday, June 18 - Saturday, June 24 | 8:45 p.m. Memorial Courtyard

Taps, a musical piece sounded at dusk and at funerals, has a rich and storied history in the United States. It has long been associated with the U.S. Military, and is often played at civilian events around the country. 

The National WWI Museum and Memorial presents the tenth annual Taps at the Tower each evening at sunset (8:45 p.m.) from Sunday, June 18 – Saturday, June 24, 2023.

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or other seating.

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