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Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Open June 8, 2023: "Bespoke Bodies" explores prosthetic design and its critical role in humanizing n...

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
Fridays 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.
Starting Wednesday, June 7
Wednesdays at 2 p.m.
Each week, join Collections and Education staff for an in-depth examination of an artifact and its incredible history.
Musical Lecture
Wednesday, June 7 - 6:30 p.m.
Join pianist and historian Frederick Hodges for a toe-tapping musical revue of the biggest song hits written by America's top composers during WWI.
New Exhibition
Thursday, June 8
"Bespoke Bodies" explores the past, present, and future of prosthetic design.
Living History
Sunday, June 11 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
This month, Living Historians will focus on the experiences of soldiers who fought beyond the Western Front. Bring your questions and your curiosity!
Pilates Session
Saturday, June 17 - 8:45 a.m.
Stretch out (like WWI POW Joseph Pilates) and sip some cold-pressed juice, all in one free session.

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