Against the backdrop of the Liberty Memorial Tower, representatives from Top Trumps USA along with Mayor Quinton Lucas unveiled a new edition of the Monopoly board game, themed with Kansas City destinations.
Join us in honoring veterans with special activities and free public ceremonies on the grounds. Admission is free for veterans and active duty military personnel, while general admission for the public is half-price all weekend.
During four brutal years of the Great War, nearly 9 million people were held as prisoners of war at some point during the conflict – by both sides. Seldom told, their experiences are some of the most common during the Great War.
Tickets now available for our annual gala. Celebrate a night like no other – all to raise funds for the preservation of this national treasure in our backyard. The Museum and Memorial will be closing early at 2 p.m. for this event.
The National WWI Museum and Memorial is excited to announce the upcoming arrival of Chris Shaw’s Saint Javelin, the popular and moving contemporary painting of the religious icon at the heart of the Ukrainian resistance movement.
In support of a larger $19.5 million gallery refresh project, a specific challenge grant from The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation will be issued to the Museum and Memorial if $4.4 million is raised toward the gallery refresh project by April 2023.
The National WWI Museum and Memorial is fortunate to have a legion of supporters and donors who claim some personal connection to the institution. Few, however, can match the deep ties shared by John and Linda Sproul of Ypsilanti, Mich.
Experience the hottest Jazz Age lawn party in town as we raise our glasses again on the historic lawn of the National WWI Museum and Memorial and tap our toes against the backdrop of the spectacular Kansas City skyline!