Living the Great War

August 26-27, 2017

Living the Great War features the Living History Volunteer Corps and other World War I living historians sharing their knowledge and inviting the public to inspect their collections in a camp setting on the Museum grounds. Free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27.

The event features educational programs on weapons (11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. each day), a Story Time program (10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. each day) and a fun-filled obstacle course (10-11:30 a.m. & 12:30-2 p.m. each day). The Kansas City Dawn Patrol will have several replicated WWI-era aircraft on display, while people have the opportunity to inspect, crank start the engine and take pictures in a 1915 Ford Model T machine gun carrier vehicle (weather permitting).

FREE to the public | Museum Southeast Lawn