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Image: Stylized purple graphic of the Liberty Memorial Tower over a background of red poppies. Text: 'Night at the Tower / Sept. 30'

Saturday, Sept. 30

Celebrate a Kansas City treasure

A departure from the traditional sit-down gala experience, Night at the Tower is a night like no other!


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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...
This is not a game. This is History. Live through the war to end all wars unlike ever before in this...

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.
Walking Tour
Saturday, Sept. 30 | 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Explore Kansas City’s historic Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood in this walking tour and learn about local early 20th century history with local auth...
Annual Gala
Saturday, Sept. 30
A departure from the traditional sit-down gala experience, Night at the Tower is a night like no other!
Discount Admission
Oct. 1-31, 2023
$6 admission tickets all month long for homeschool students 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased only in-person at the Ticketing Counter.
Saturday, Oct. 7 - 4:30 p.m.
Cheer on our very own KC Current team as they take on the Chicago Red Stars at Children’s Mercy Park!
Tuesday, Oct. 10 - 5:30 p.m.
Join the Modernists for our annual cemetery tour! This year we will be back at Elmwood Cemetery.

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