Fridays at 11 a.m.

Hands-on History 2023

History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which guests of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts.
Friday, Nov. 10 - Sunday, Nov. 12

Veterans Day 2023

Join us in honoring veterans with special activities and a free public ceremony on the grounds.
Saturday, Sept. 30

Night at the Tower 2023

A departure from the traditional sit-down gala experience, Night at the Tower is a night like no other!
Tuesday, July 4 | 3-10 p.m.

Stars and Stripes Picnic 2023

The Stars and Stripes Picnic at the National WWI Museum and Memorial is Kansas City’s official Independence Day celebration!
Sunday, June 18 - Saturday, June 24 | 8:45 p.m.

Taps at the Tower 2023

The National WWI Museum and Memorial presents the tenth annual Taps at the Tower each evening at sunset, when people will gather at the Liberty Memorial Tower to experience Taps being played during a brief, moving ceremony.
Friday, May 26 - Monday, May 29

Memorial Day 2023

This Memorial Day, join us as we give special honor and recognition to the individuals who sacrificed their lives while serving their country.
Friday, May 19 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lower Level reopens to public

Featuring the Bergman Family Gallery - an open collections storage space - and the revamped R.A. Long Learning Center, Edward Jones Research Center and Ellis Gallery.
Thursday, April 27 - Saturday, April 29

2023 NFL Draft

Visit KC, the Kansas City Sports Commission, the Kansas City Chiefs and local event partners are proud to welcome the 2023 NFL Draft to Kansas City’s historic Union Station, the National WWI Museum and Memorial, and the Downtown Kansas City area.
Battlefield Tour
Friday, Sept. 22 – Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023

2023 Battlefield Tour: The War in Champagne

Traverse history and taste bubbly in the world’s champagne capital with the National WWI Museum and Memorial as we trace the pivotal moments in Reims that turned the tide of war in Europe.

Algerian Spahis in Artois

Spotlight on an illustration by French artist Charles Huard depicting Algerian colonial soldiers known as Spahis. Find out about their roles in WWI as fighters for France and as prisoners of Germany.

Basketball and WWI

One of the stars of special exhibition "Entertaining the Troops" is a basketball uniform. It dates from the 1910s; the top is made of wool and the shorts are made of cotton; and the tag is for A.G.