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


Often overlooked in the history of the war, the Eastern Front had cataclysmic results for the millio...
This is not a game. This is History. Live through the war to end all wars unlike ever before in this...
The passage of the 19th Amendment was deeply influenced by women’s involvement in WWI, on the battle...
Faces and places frozen in time, snapped by both amateur and professional photographers, capture the...

Upcoming Events

All Events
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...
Free to the Public
Sunday, May 29 - 7 p.m.
Kick off your summer with the largest free Memorial Day weekend event in the Midwest, featuring the Kansas City Symphony and a fireworks display over ...
Monday, May 30 - 2 p.m.
New Walk of Honor granite bricks will be dedicated during a special annual ceremony honoring WWI service, veterans of any service, and civilian friend...

“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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