The National WWI Museum and Memorial is a not-for-profit institution dedicated to sharing the stories and honoring the history of the First World War. Our marketing department is available to assist you with story ideas, interviews with experts, images or scheduling a visit.
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Recent Press Releases
Aug. 24, 2021 - Special Exhibition “Empires at War: Austria and Russia” Opens Friday, Aug. 27 at National WWI Museum and Memorial
Aug. 18, 2021 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Names Patricia Cecil Specialist Curator for Faith, Religion and WWI
May 25, 2021 - Memorial Day Weekend Events Honor Nation’s Heroes at the National WWI Museum and Memorial Friday-Monday, May 28-31
May 19, 2021 - Liberty Memorial Tower Reopening to the Public Wednesday, May 26 at the National WWI Museum and Memorial
April 2, 2021 - National WWI Museum and Memorial’s Memorial Courtyard to Temporarily Close to the Public on April 5
March 23, 2021 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Launches GIF Collection to Bring History to Life
March 2, 2021 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Announces Major Gift From Sunderland Foundation for Gallery and Courtyard Upgrades
Jan. 13, 2021 - Special Exhibition “Why Keep That?” Opens Wednesday, Jan. 27 at National WWI Museum and Memorial
Dec. 21, 2020 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Announces Appointment of Five New Board Members
Dec. 17, 2020 - Virtual Reality Experience ‘War Remains’ coming May 2021 to National WWI Museum and Memorial
Dec. 14, 2020 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Announces Gift from Lilly Endowment to Explore Enduring Impact of WWI on Religion and Faith
Dec. 2, 2020 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Announces Gifts from William T. Kemper Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities for Digitization of Collection
Oct. 30, 2020 - 20 U.S. Veterans, Aged 28-92, to Skydive at the National WWI Museum and Memorial this Veterans Day. Free Admission for Veterans/Active Duty Nov. 7-15.
Oct. 6, 2020 - National WWI Museum and Memorial to Serve as Polling Location and Notary. Outdoor Socially-Distanced Programming and New Exhibition Silk and Steel among October Highlights
Sept. 8, 2020 - Special Exhibition “Silk and Steel: French Fashion, Women and WWI” Opens Friday, Sept. 25
Aug. 3, 2020 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Launches Free Resources for Educators & Students
July 27, 2020 - New Exhibition Commemorating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment Opens at National WWI Museum and Memorial
June 24, 2020 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Announces $125,000 Gift from National Endowment for the Humanities for Digitization/Transcription of WWI Letters
May 20, 2020 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Sets Reopen Date
March 14, 2020 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Closes Due to Concerns with COVID-19/Coronavirus
Feb. 3, 2020 - A Celebration Fit for a Kingdom: National WWI Museum and Memorial Openings Early, Offers $10 Admission & Amenities to Celebrate Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Title
Sept. 23, 2019 - Special Exhibition “Etched in Memory” to Open Tuesday, Sept. 24 at National WWI Museum and Memorial
Aug. 22, 2019 - National WWI Museum and Memorial Hosts Powerful Holocaust Remembrance Installation
Complimentary Admission for Media
Complimentary admission can be arranged for media professionals. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org at least two days prior to your visit.
The Museum and Memorial can provide media organizations with images of the Museum and Memorial and objects from its collection upon request. Requests should be directed to Karis Erwin at 816.888.8122 or email@example.com.
The Museum and Memorial receives frequent requests from individuals or production companies interested in commercial filming or conducting photos shoots in and around the Museum and Memorial. In all cases of filming and photo shoots, our goal is to make sure our visitor’s experience is not impacted and that no damage occurs to either the buildings or grounds.
If you are planning a photo shoot outside on the grounds of the Museum and Memorial and have a simple set up (hand-carried equipment, limited number of individuals), you can utilize the property any time our grounds are open. Donations for this type of photo shoot are appreciated and can be made here.
For commerical/large productions, the Museum and Memorial must evaluate each request on a case-by-case basis to determine feasibility and if fees will be charged. Contact Karis Erwin at 816.888.8122 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional photo shoots and filming that takes place indoors within the Museum and Memorial must be coordinated through Karis Erwin at 816.888.8122 or email@example.com. The Museum and Memorial photo policy can be viewed here.