Nov 1 2019

1919: PEACE? - Symposium

1919 was a year of sweeping changes in a landscape dramatically altered by years of unrelenting warfare. Leaders advanced towards elusive peace amid political instability, economic uncertainty and
Oct 5 2019

Truce Tournament

In conjunction with the seventh annual Truce Tournament commemorating the Christmas Truce in World War I, the National WWI Museum and Memorial hosts a free British pub-themed English Premier League Boxing Day Watch Party inside the Museum.
Aug 12 2019

Donor Spotlight: Steve Hadley

Steve Hadley’s grandfather, Mike Hachinski, was a proud American and veteran of WWI. On Veterans Day 2017, Steve and his family dedicated a brick on the National WWI Museum Memorial’s Walk of Honor in remembrance of Mike and his service in WWI.
Aug 1 2019

2019 Teacher Fellows

Congratulations to all of the 2019 Gilder Lehrman Institute Teacher Seminar “World War I and Its Aftermath” participants! We loved hosting you in July and appreciate all of your hard work.
Jul 24 2019

Donor Spotlight: Bob Ford

"My work at the Museum and Memorial is a continuation of my interest in World War I that began in my youth in memory and service to remembering and honoring World War I soldiers and their sacrifice."
Jul 3 2019

Donor Spotlight: Joan Barkley Wells

Joan Barkley Wells has lived in the Kansas City area all her life. Considered one of the Museum and Memorial’s most valued supporters, Joan has placed the organization in her estate plans, specifically the Collections and Acquisition Fund. Honoring her father’s memory, this generous gift qualifies Joan to be a Founding Member of the Pershing Legacy Society.
May 17 2019

Donor Spotlight: Family of William F. Howard

The Museum and Memorial extends its appreciation to Henderson and Lockton Companies, and welcomes Howard and his sons to the ranks of visitors and supporters for whom the Museum and Memorial has offered an enhanced understanding of the origins, sacrifices and enduring impact of the Great War.
May 2 2019

In Memoriam: Morton Sosland

The Board of Trustees and staff of the National WWI Museum and Memorial are saddened by the passing of Morton Sosland.
Apr 23 2019

In Memoriam: Henry Bloch

The Board of Trustees and staff of the National WWI Museum and Memorial mourn the loss of Henry W. Bloch, whose passing was announced today by H&R Block.
Feb 20 2019

2019 Battlefield Tour - Planned Itinerary

Join the 2019 Battlefield Tour for an intimate tour of the Turkish peninsula, tracing the route of the Allied forces in the Gallipoli Campaign from landing to evacuation.
Feb 5 2019

Bill Buckner

Bill Buckner has volunteered more than 500 hours of service to the National WWI Museum and Memorial. He first became involved with the Museum and Memorial when his father-in-law, Robert R. Lester,
Dec 10 2018

Donor Spotlight: McKinley-Turrentine Bench

John McKinley’s brother in-law, Don Turrentine, was one of the first volunteers at the National WWI Museum and Memorial and continued to volunteer for ten years, from 2005 to 2015. Don’s wife,
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.