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
At River Bluff Brewing
Thursday, Aug. 18 - 5:30 p.m.
Join the Modernists for cocktails and make connections with other Museum supporters on the third Thursday of the month. Learn more about upcoming even...
Free to the Public
Saturday, Aug. 20 - 5 p.m.
Spend a firelit summer evening with us at Kansas City’s second ever Great Balloon Glow! Rows of tethered hot air balloons will fire up their burners t...
Lecture and Social Hour
Wednesday, Aug. 24 - 6 p.m.
Stand With Ukraine KC and the Ukrainian Club of Kansas City come together in discussion with Dr. Donald Jensen of the United States institute of Peac...
Onsite and Online
Thursday, Aug. 25 - 7 p.m.
During and after Reconstruction, African American congregations grew their churches into central spaces of intellectual development, community organiz...
Onsite and Online
Saturday, Aug. 27 - 10:30 a.m.
The Black servicemembers of the Great War experienced combat, hard labor and an enduring battle for justice both at home and abroad. Historic interpre...
Southeast Lawn
Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 27-28
Join us for our free, annual summer event featuring the Living History Volunteer Corps and other World War I living historians sharing their knowledge...

“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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