Gallery Activities

More to Explore at the Museum and Memorial
Sketch illustrations of various WWI figures

Explore activities you can use during a visit at the National WWI Museum and Memorial: a gallery guide, scavenger hunts, Acoustiguide audio tours and home/class crafts.

Gallery Guide

Tour the Main Gallery with our Family Guide, a 14-page booklet designed to send children on a scavenger hunt through the world-class collections. Printed copies of the Family Guides are available for free at the Museum and Memorial. Special thanks to the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund for their generous support of this project.

Cover of the Family Gallery Guide

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Scavenger Hunts

In order to complete these scavenger hunts, aimed at school-aged guests, careful exploration of some of the Museum’s most interesting artifacts will be needed! Please email for an Answer Guide.

All-ages Scavenger Hunt


Grades 6-8



Grades 9-12






Liberty – a more challenging hunt

French Scavenger Hunts

Victoire – available in French only

Paix – Grades 6-8, available in French and English

Guerre – Grades 9-12, available in French and English



Acoustiguide Audio Tours

Lasting about 40 minutes and containing 24 stops throughout the Main Gallery, the audio tour is available for rent at the Ticketing window. Special thanks to the Estelle S. and Robert A. Long Ellis Foundation for their generous support of this project. Additionally, the Museum and Memorial has French, German and Spanish language versions of the audio tour. (Teachers, please note there are not enough Audio Guides for both public and student use.)

Audio Guide info



Home/Class Activities

Download our "Flanders Fields Poppy" Cut-Out Page or learn how to make your own 3D Paper Poppy.

Stylized cartoon of a poppy flower.