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Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

"Bespoke Bodies" explores prosthetic design and its critical role in humanizing new technologies for...

Entertaining the Troops

Whether it was card games in the trenches or dancing in Paris, explore the varied ways soldiers devi...

Mail Call

On envelopes carrying letters to his son, John Ross Myers carefully painted cartoons, scenes of camp...

Bergman Family Gallery and Open Storage Center

Included with your General Admission ticket, the Lower Level features the Bergman Family Gallery and...

Main Gallery: The World War, 1914-1919

Included with your General Admission ticket, the Main Gallery of the National WWI Museum and Memoria...

Upcoming Events

All Events
Saturdays at 11 a.m.
History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which guests of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts.
Member Benefit
Monday, Dec. 4 - Sunday, Dec. 10
Members, look to your email for a special holiday discount – good for onsite and online purchases – at the Museum Store. Not a member? Join today!
Crafts, Snacks and History
Saturday, Dec. 9 - 10:30 a.m.
‘Tis the season for Mrs. Wilson’s holiday reception, featuring snacks and learning about the legacy of wartime winter and holiday traditions. All hand...
Film Screening
Sunday, Dec. 10 - 11 a.m.
It’s our holiday screening of the 2005 Oscar-nominated film “Joyeux Noël,” the story of the 1914 Christmas Truce between opposing soldiers on the West...
Living History
Sunday, Dec. 10 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Living History Volunteer Corps are onsite to share stories of how WWI soldiers and their families celebrated the winter holidays. Bring your curio...
Conversation with a Curator
Monday, Dec. 11 - 7 p.m.
An exclusive conversation about the online exhibition "Charmed Soldiers," exploring the small but potent tokens symbolizing faith, hope and luck carri...

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