Nov 15 2018

Harry S. Truman and the A.E.F. Battlefield Tour

The Truman Library Institute, along with the National WWI Museum and Memorial, embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime trip across the Western Front during the centennial of World War I, following in the footsteps of Capt. Harry S. Truman, exploring well-known battlefields and areas of American Expeditionary Forces involvement in France, with an additional stop to the World War II site of Normandy.

Nov 2 2018

Peace and Remembrance

For the nine days leading up to the Armistice, the official WWI memorial of the United States was illuminated with a nearly 55 million pixel, 800,000 lumens display featuring more than 5,000 poppies
Nov 1 2018

1918: Crucible of War

Explore the irrevocable changes years of cataclysmic conflict wrought on the global stage. Discover the complex impact on familiar structures as war was fought on three diverse continents of
Oct 16 2018

Armistice Commemoration

The National WWI Museum and Memorial commemorated the centennial of the World War I armistice with a series of moving programs and events.
Sep 5 2018

A.E.F. Centennial Tour of France

Read along with us as we walk through the forests of Belleau Wood, alongside the Marne River, and to the ground where a young Harry S. Truman directed his guns and see the woods where Alvin York earned his fame.

Aug 9 2018

Amiens 100

In August 2018, students from Australia, Canada, France, the UK and the United States came together to tour the former WWI battlefields as part of the commemoration of the centennial of the war in Amiens, France.
Aug 1 2018

Reflections of Hope: Armistice 1918

Artist Ada Koch shares her latest work, Reflections of Hope: Armistice 1918, at the National WWI Museum and Memorial. Available to the public free of charge, the installation accentuates the beauty of
Jul 27 2018

2018 Teacher Fellows

The Museum and Memorial, with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, offered World War I and Its Aftermath, a special week-long Teacher Seminar, in July 15-21, 2018.
Jun 18 2018

Creating a National WWI Memorial in D.C.

The United States honors the American veterans of every major war of the 20th century with a national memorial in Washington, D.C., except the veterans of World War I. We support the efforts to create a national memorial in the nation’s capital.
Jan 23 2018

2018 Battlefield Tour - Planned Itinerary

Come with us to as we walk through the forest glades of Belleau Wood and alongside the gently flowing Marne River, where the legend of the ‘Rock of the Marne’ began.
Oct 19 2017

Remembering Muted Voices

With a focus on conscientious objection to the war, the symposium "Remembering Muted Voices" will be hosted at the National WWI Museum and Memorial Oct. 19-22, 2017.

Oct 5 2017

Donor Spotlight: Karen Herman

At a recent presentation to encourage membership in the Pershing Legacy Society, Karen Herman shared a fascinating account of her father's involvement in World War I and the effect it had on him and his family.