Join the Museum and Memorial

Members enjoy unlimited free admission, discounts in the Museum Store and Café, invitations to exclusive events and more.

Become a Member

As a Member of the National WWI Museum and Memorial, you are part of an important community dedicated to our mission. Members form a vital source of support to honor the history of WWI and one of Kansas City’s greatest landmarks.

Join The Modernists

Are you a young professional? Consider joining The Modernists instead. You'll enjoy the same benefits as members, plus networking opportunities with The Modernists, the Young Friends of the Museum and Memorial.
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Make a Tribute Gift

Support the Museum and Memorial while honoring or expressing gratitude and appreciation to a friend, family member or coworker; celebrating a special occasion; or memorializing a loved one.

Leave a Legacy

You can ensure future generations learn about service and sacrifice. Impact the lives of others for years to come by remembering the Museum and Memorial in your will and estate plan.

Corporate Giving

Support through corporate sponsorships and Business Roundtable memberships showcases your company as a community partner while making a charitable, tax-deductible contribution.

 

 

 

 

Have Questions?

 

For questions about Membership, please call 816.888.8129 or email us at members@theworldwar.org.

 

If you have questions about donations or other charitable giving, please contact 816.888.8100 or give@theworldwar.org.

Other Ways to Give

 

As a Museum and Memorial donor or volunteer, your gift may be eligible to be matched by your employer or the company from which you retired. Many community-minded companies match their employees’ donations to organizations like the National WWI Museum and Memorial. While most programs match contributions dollar for dollar, some will even double or triple the amount of the gift. Some companies that have a matching gifts program are Sprint, General Electric, State Street and ExxonMobil, but there are many more. Check with your employer’s website or Human Resources Department to get started.

Please contact Mark Gunter, Vice President of Finance, for instructions at 816.888.8103. The gift will be made through UMB Bank in Kansas City and must be completed by end of business Dec. 31 to be considered a gift made this year. Information needed includes: name of donor, name of stock, number of shares, market value, ticker symbol, cost basis and donor intent/restrictions.

Please contact Mark Gunter, Vice President of Finance, for instructions at 816.888.8103. The transfer will be made through UMB Bank in Kansas City and must be completed by end of business Dec. 31 to be considered a gift made this year.

With recent changes to the tax law, the IRA Charitable Rollover provision allows individuals who have reached age 70 ½ to donate up to $100,000 to charitable organizations directly from their Individual Retirement Account (IRA) without treating the distribution as taxable income. Please contact your tax advisor if you would like to take advantage of this provision. The National WWI Museum and Memorial is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. (EIN: 43-6052673)

Make check out to: the National WWI Museum and Memorial (aka Liberty Memorial Association)
Mail to: 2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64108
Gifts must be postmarked by no later than Dec. 31 to be considered a gift made this year.

To donate to the Museum and Memorial via PayPal, please visit paypal.com.

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite organization. If you’d like to support the Museum and Memorial by shopping with Amazon, just search for Liberty Memorial Association on the AmazonSmile page.