From the origins of the National WWI Museum and Memorial, to current exhibitions and events, learn everything the Museum and Memorial has to offer.



Nearly 9 million people were held as prisoners of war at some point during the four brutal years of ...

Entertaining the Troops

Open Feb. 23, 2023: “War is months of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror” – a saying that...

Main Gallery: The World War, 1914-1919

Included with your General Admission ticket, the Main Gallery of the National WWI Museum and Memoria...

Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Open June 2023: "Bespoke Bodies" explores prosthetic design and its critical role in humanizing new ...

Upcoming Events

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Discounted tickets
March 1-31, 2023
We are pleased to offer a discount for any homeschool student aged 18 and under during the month of March.
Thursday, March 30 - 6:30 p.m.
To raise morale in WWI, each branch of the U.S. military created football teams. Author Chris Serb explores the camaraderie between players and specta...
Crafts and lecture
Saturday, April 8 - 10:30 a.m.
Come do your bit – knit! Kansas City Museum curator Lisa Shockley presides this month. All crafters and non-crafters welcome!
Monday, April 17 - 7 p.m. (Central Time)
100 years after Adolf Hitler’s 1923 Versailles speech, Professor Thomas Weber explores how and why he blamed Jews for Germany’s post-WWI crisis and tu...
Panel discussion
Sunday, April 23 - 2 p.m.
In 1923, T.E. Lawrence rented an abandoned cottage near Britain’s south coast. A century later, Clouds Hill staff and volunteers discuss how Lawrence ...
Curator Conversation
Monday, April 24 - 7 p.m.
Join this exclusive conversation with specialist curator Patricia Cecil on "Fighting with Faith", an online exhibition that explores the story of the ...

“The National WWI Museum and Memorial is America’s museum dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact on the global community.”

- Mission Statement, National WWI Museum and Memorial





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