May 17 2019

Donor Spotlight: Family of William F. Howard

The Museum and Memorial extends its appreciation to Henderson and Lockton Companies, and welcomes Howard and his sons to the ranks of visitors and supporters for whom the Museum and Memorial has offered an enhanced understanding of the origins, sacrifices and enduring impact of the Great War.
May 2 2019

In Memoriam: Morton Sosland

The Board of Trustees and staff of the National WWI Museum and Memorial are saddened by the passing of Morton Sosland.
Apr 23 2019

In Memoriam: Henry Bloch

The Board of Trustees and staff of the National WWI Museum and Memorial mourn the loss of Henry W. Bloch, whose passing was announced today by H&R Block.
Feb 20 2019

2019 Battlefield Tour - Planned Itinerary

Join the 2019 Battlefield Tour for an intimate tour of the Turkish peninsula, tracing the route of the Allied forces in the Gallipoli Campaign from landing to evacuation.
Feb 5 2019

Bill Buckner

Bill Buckner has volunteered more than 500 hours of service to the National WWI Museum and Memorial. He first became involved with the Museum and Memorial when his father-in-law, Robert R. Lester,
Dec 10 2018

Donor Spotlight: McKinley-Turrentine Bench

John McKinley’s brother in-law, Don Turrentine, was one of the first volunteers at the National WWI Museum and Memorial and continued to volunteer for ten years, from 2005 to 2015. Don’s wife,
Nov 15 2018

Harry S. Truman and the A.E.F. Battlefield Tour

The Truman Library Institute, along with the National WWI Museum and Memorial, embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime trip across the Western Front during the centennial of World War I, following in the footsteps of Capt. Harry S. Truman, exploring well-known battlefields and areas of American Expeditionary Forces involvement in France, with an additional stop to the World War II site of Normandy.

Nov 2 2018

Peace and Remembrance

For the nine days leading up to the Armistice, the official WWI memorial of the United States was illuminated with a nearly 55 million pixel, 800,000 lumens display featuring more than 5,000 poppies
Nov 1 2018

1918: Crucible of War

Explore the irrevocable changes years of cataclysmic conflict wrought on the global stage. Discover the complex impact on familiar structures as war was fought on three diverse continents of
Oct 16 2018

Armistice Commemoration

The National WWI Museum and Memorial commemorated the centennial of the World War I armistice with a series of moving programs and events.
Sep 5 2018

A.E.F. Centennial Tour of France

Read along with us as we walk through the forests of Belleau Wood, alongside the Marne River, and to the ground where a young Harry S. Truman directed his guns and see the woods where Alvin York earned his fame.

Aug 9 2018

Amiens 100

In August 2018, students from Australia, Canada, France, the UK and the United States came together to tour the former WWI battlefields as part of the commemoration of the centennial of the war in Amiens, France.
Aug 1 2018

Reflections of Hope: Armistice 1918

Artist Ada Koch shares her latest work, Reflections of Hope: Armistice 1918, at the National WWI Museum and Memorial. Available to the public free of charge, the installation accentuates the beauty of
Jul 27 2018

2018 Teacher Fellows

The Museum and Memorial, with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, offered World War I and Its Aftermath, a special week-long Teacher Seminar, in July 15-21, 2018.