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We are open! Your visit will be different due to the spread of COVID-19, but safety is our top priority for our guests, staff and volunteers.   LEARN MORE 



Tuesday - Sunday,  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays


Daily,  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Memorial Day - Labor Day)

The Over There Café closes at 3 p.m., Memory and Exhibit Halls close at 4:30 p.m., and the Wylie Gallery closes at 4:45 p.m.

The Liberty Memorial Tower* is currently closed.

Holidays and Special Hours

We are closed on Mondays during the regular season, as well as on the following dates:

  • Closing at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 - Night at the Tower
  • Closed on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 - Thanksgiving
  • Closed on Friday, Dec. 24, 2021 - Christmas Eve
  • Closed on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021 - Christmas Day
  • Closed on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 - New Year's Eve
  • Closed on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022 - New Year's Day

The Museum and Memorial is open 7 days a week during the summer, from Memorial Day (May 31, 2021) and through Labor Day (Sept. 6, 2021).

General Admission

Adults $18
Seniors (Ages 65+) $14
Military (Veterans and Active Duty) $14
Youth (Ages 6-18) $10
Children (Under 6) FREE
Members FREE

General Admission includes access to the Main Gallery, Exhibit Hall and Memory Hall.

There is an additional cost for admission to the Wylie Gallery.

Ellis Gallery and the Liberty Memorial Tower* are currently closed.

Wylie Gallery

Purchase with General Admission $3 additional
Adults $10
Seniors (Ages 65+) $8
Military (Veterans and Active Duty) $8
Youth (Ages 6-18) $6
Children (Under 6) FREE
Members FREE

Liberty Memorial Tower*

Purchase with General Admission $2 additional
Tower Only $5
Tower Only (Under 6) FREE

* There are elements of the Museum and Memorial that are not accessible in conjunction with maintaining guidelines for social distancing, such as the Liberty Memorial Tower. When public health officials determine that social distancing is no longer necessary, we will reopen these elements.

The Museum and Memorial accepts cash, travelers checks, company/organization checks and MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover. There is also an on-site ATM machine available.

All admission sales are final.


Guided tours are currently suspended. We apologize for any inconvenience.


The Museum and Memorial is committed to making its collections, buildings, programs and services accessible to all audiences. All galleries are accessible to wheelchair/powered cart users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs. Unfortunately, the Liberty Memorial Tower (opened in 1926) is not accessible to wheelchairs. To reach the top of the Tower, one must ride an elevator and then climb 45 steps.

  • Service animals are welcome in the National WWI Museum and Memorial.
  • Free parking (including handicapped parking spaces) is located on the south side of the complex.
  • Acoustiguide Audio Guide players are free for visitors who are blind or visually impaired.


Edward Jones Research Center

The Research Center is currently closed to the public.