Live Programming
Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Hands-on History 2024

History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which guests of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts.
Member Preview
Wednesday, Feb. 28 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Member Preview: The Little War

Opening late February, "The Little War" peeks into the dramatic changes to the lives of children when world war broke out. Members, preview the exhibition before it opens to the public!
Lecture
Thursday, Feb. 29 - 7 p.m.

Science in the Race to the South Pole

Amid early tremors of war in Europe, British captain Robert F. Scott set off for the South Pole. Historian Edward J. Larson shows how Scott’s expedition ushered in a new era of Antarctic, polar and climate science.
Discount Admission
March 1-31 (when open) | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Homeschool Month (March 2024)

$6 admission tickets all month long for homeschool students 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased only in-person at the Ticketing Counter.
Living History
Sunday, March 10 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Day in the Life: Western Front (March 2024)

This month, the Living History Volunteers bring to life the soldiers and civilians of various nationalities on the Western Front. Bring your curiosity and questions!
Concert
Sunday, March 10 - 11 a.m.

Peace, Song by Song: North American Welsh Choir

Enjoy this free concert with the touring 40-voice North American Welsh Choir, featuring poems by some of the most respected Welsh women writers of today.
Commemoration
Sunday, March 10 - 1 p.m.

Welsh Women's Peace Appeal

In 1923, over 390,000 Welsh women signed an appeal to the U.S. to join the League of Nations. Commemorate this historical peace movement with a ceremony, choral performance and panel discussion with Welsh guests.
Family-Friendly Activity
Saturday, March 16 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Story Time: Sergeant Stubby

Celebrate Sergeant Stubby, WWI’s most decorated dog, with a family-friendly craft, storybook reading and special guest appearance.
Presentation
Monday, March 18 - 6:30 p.m.

Member Insider: Bespoke Bodies

Military interpreter and historian Nikki Dean dives deep into the evolution of prosthetic design from WWI to now – covering the technological, social and personal.
Lecture
Sunday, March 24 - 2 p.m. Central Time

A Most Cosmopolitan Front: The Salonika Campaign

On the often-forgotten front in northern Greece, WWI armies battled each other, rapid disease and harsh climate. Curator Alan Wakefield explores the incendiary Salonika Campaign.
Blood Drive
Friday, March 29 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Save a Life: Blood Drive (March 2024)

Doctors and scientists developed the technology to store blood for future transfusions during WWI. Like soldiers did 100 years ago, you can support those in need by donating blood.
Battlefield Tour
Friday, Sept. 13 – Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2024

2024 Battlefield Tour: Salonika and the Great War

Venture into the crossroads of mythology and modernity as we explore the cultural and historical significance of the Salonika Front in Greece.