Living the Great War

August 24-25, 2019

In conjunction with the World War I centennial commemoration, the National WWI Museum and Memorial is sponsoring Living the Great War. The free weekend event 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 and Memorial grounds.

Free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25. Living historians also offer educational programs each day at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., a children’s obstacle course is available, and the Kansas City Dawn Patrol will have replica WWI-era aircraft on display (weather permitting) and a 1918 Ford Model T from the Military Vehicle Preservation Association.

FREE to the public | Museum Southeast Lawn