Annual Gala
Saturday, Sept. 28

Night at the Tower 2024

A departure from the traditional sit-down gala experience, Night at the Tower is a night like no other! Help support America's leading institution dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact on the global community.
Main Gallery
Experience the Great War like you never have before in 3D virtual reality

Virtual Reality Experiences

Experience the Great War like you never have before in 3D virtual reality: A battle in a trench on the Western Front, and the forgotten story of the Choctaw Code Talkers.

Teacher Development
Monday, July 29-Thursday, Aug. 1 | 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Central Time

Teacher Seminar: American Indian History since 1900

Teachers, join the Gilder Lehrman Institute - featuring Dr. Donald L. Fixico and Museum and Memorial curator Natalie Lovgren - in exploring American Indian history since 1900.
Panel and film screening
Saturday, May 25 | 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

In Conversation: The Legacy Jump

On Veterans Day 2020, nine veterans skydived onto the Museum and Memorial grounds. Relive that event with an in-depth conversation between veteran panelists plus documentary film screening.
Crafts and Storytime
Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Story Time: One Boy’s War

Young men were thrilled by news of war, imagining great adventures until battlefield realities intruded. Learn about “One Boy’s War” (by Lynn Huggins-Cooper) with storytime and a family-friendly craft.
Memorial Day
Monday, May 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Trees of Remembrance

Commemorate the service and memory of a fallen soldier by adding their name to a poppy blossom, displayed on the branches of the Trees of Remembrance.
Special Event Station
Friday, May 24 - Monday, May 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

WW1USA Amateur Radio Station

The Museum and Memorial is teaming up with area amateur radio operators for special event station WW1USA. All short-wave radio operators welcome.
Donate blood
Friday, May 24 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Save a Life: Blood Drive

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.
Friday, May 24 - Monday, May 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Memorial Day Weekend 2024

This Memorial Day weekend, join us as we give special honor and recognition to the individuals who sacrificed their lives while serving their country. Free admission for active-duty and veterans; half-price for the public.

Hague Conventions

European empires convened in 1899 and 1907 to draw up "Laws and Customs of War on Land" among those who signed the agreements.

Summer Educator Institute
July 14-18, 2024

Literature and Legacy: WWI in the Classroom

The National WWI Museum and Memorial is excited to offer a Summer 2024 professional learning opportunity to assist teachers in integrating literature that brings to life the multifaceted narratives of the Great War in their classrooms.
Happy Hour
Thursday, April 18 - 5:30 p.m.

Modernist Happy Hour

Join The Modernists for good company, conversation and even better cocktails. Open to members and non-members alike.