Vice President of Collections and Senior Curator Christopher Warren reveals the Museum and Memorial's latest acquisition: a WWI observation balloon basket used by a training battalion in Virginia during the Great War.
Engulfed by four years of total war, the world emerged transformed. Amid the unfamiliarity of wartime and post-war societies, populations were both bound by tradition and buoyed by bids to reshape political, economic and social landscapes.
The National WWI Museum and Memorial serves as a fitting place to spend Memorial Day weekend, giving honor and special recognize to the individuals who sacrificed their lives while serving their country.
The Lower Level of the National WWI Museum and Memorial will reopen to the public on Friday, May 19. Following a year of renovations, the Lower Level features the new Bergman Family Gallery and Open Storage Center.
Paris Johnson Jr., Draft prospect and founder of the Paris Johnson Jr. Foundation, will lead the lighting of the National WWI Museum and Memorial’s special ephemeral art installation, “Horizons,” on...
Boosting the internet from "fast" to "five times as fast" – that’s what a couple Google Fiber specialists were busy doing on March 29 in a cramped room filled with blinking server lights and snaking cables, as several TV news crews clustered around them.
The National WWI Museum and Memorial is undergoing major updates. You will notice some changes over the next year, including the temporary closure of the Lower Level and the Edward Jones Research Center, with a planned reopening of an expanded research and collections space in early 2023.
In conjunction with events occurring downtown on Wednesday, Feb. 15 to celebrate the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl LVII win, the National WWI Museum and Memorial will be open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and is offering a special discount admission rate of $10.