Join us this Memorial Day Weekend as we honor the individuals who sacrificed their lives while serving their country. Admission to the Museum is free for veterans and active duty military personnel, while general admission for the public is half-price all weekend.
There are few places where you can find young, passionate history buffs these days. But the “front porch” of Kansas City is the perfect place to engage them with the culture of KC. Enter: The Modernists.
Leading WWI historian Michael S. Neiberg, a member of the Museum and Memorial’s International Academic Advisory Board, reflects on four signposts from the First World War that provide a guide to the war in Ukraine.
Calling upon classical Christian imagery, Saint Javelin became an online phenomenon in March 2022. The 21st century viral icon has deep roots within religion and conflict. This new collection spotlight looks at the parallels between WWI religious iconography and that of the modern day.
Announcing the spring dates for our Electronic Field Trips! Ideal for groups of 15-100 participants, these Zoom meetings allow Museum and Memorial educators to provide a live 45-minute digital lesson with time built-in for a student Q&A session.
A visit with Dr. Arlene Segal can last for hours because her story could fill the pages of a book: her impressive medical career, her love for history and the National WWI Museum and Memorial and her passion for wildlife conservation.
100 years ago, on Nov. 1, 1921, more than 100,000 people gathered to see the supreme Allied commanders dedicate the future site of the Liberty Memorial. This was the first time in history these five leaders were together in one place.