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National WWI Museum and Memorial


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2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States

(??.? miles from you)


National WWI Museum and Memorial


(??.? miles from you)

2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States


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Why You Should Go...

The National WWI Museum and Memorial is America's Congressionally designated museum and memorial dedicated to remembering, interpreting, and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact.

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Discover one-of-a-kind artifacts, including a 1917 all-original Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a battle-scarred Renault FT-17 tank, one of the few remaining in the world. Connect with soldiers from WWI through their personal items, from flying goggles and shaving kits to diaries and photos. Remnants of the Pantheon de la Guerre, formerly the largest painting in the world, are on display in Memory and Exhibit Halls.

Interactives throughout the Main Gallery space give visitors an opportunity for hands-on exploration, while special exhibitions dive deeper into more niche topics of the war. The new Open Storage Center displays 1,500 objects otherwise behind closed doors.

At the end of your visit, take in the best view of the KC skyline from atop the 217-foot-tall Liberty Memorial Tower.

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Why You Should Go...

The National WWI Museum and Memorial is America's Congressionally designated museum and memorial dedicated to remembering, interpreting, and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact.

Experience the transformative period of WWI through the lives of ordinary people and deeply personal stories of courage, honor, patriotism, and sacrifice. 

Discover one-of-a-kind artifacts, including a 1917 all-original Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a battle-scarred Renault FT-17 tank, one of the few remaining in the world. Connect with soldiers from WWI through their personal items, from flying goggles and shaving kits to diaries and photos. Remnants of the Pantheon de la Guerre, formerly the largest painting in the world, are on display in Memory and Exhibit Halls.

Interactives throughout the Main Gallery space give visitors an opportunity for hands-on exploration, while special exhibitions dive deeper into more niche topics of the war. The new Open Storage Center displays 1,500 objects otherwise behind closed doors.

At the end of your visit, take in the best view of the KC skyline from atop the 217-foot-tall Liberty Memorial Tower.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Today. Opens Wed

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, ATM On-Site

Discounts: Military, Children, Seniors, Students, Groups, AAA Members

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Pets, Bicycle

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Vending Machines, Kids Activities, Wheelchairs, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Banquet Facilities, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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Named the No. 1 attraction in Kansas City on TripAdvisor, the Museum and Memorial holds the most comprehensive WWI collection in the world.

Fun Facts

More than 100,000 people witnessed the site dedication in 1921 and more than 150,000 spectators viewed the opening in 1926 featuring U.S. President Calvin Coolidge; the largest crowd a president had ever addressed.

The collection includes the largest remaining section of the Pantheon de la Guerre, formerly the largest painting in the world at 402 feet by 45 feet that originally featured 6,000 prominent people from the Allied nations that participated in WWI.

With more than 350,000 objects and documents, the National WWI Museum and Memorial holds the most comprehensive WWI collection in the world.

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Why You Should Go...

The National WWI Museum and Memorial is America's Congressionally designated museum and memorial dedicated to remembering, interpreting, and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact.

Experience the transformative period of WWI through the lives of ordinary people and deeply personal stories of courage, honor, patriotism, and sacrifice. 

Discover one-of-a-kind artifacts, including a 1917 all-original Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a battle-scarred Renault FT-17 tank, one of the few remaining in the world. Connect with soldiers from WWI through their personal items, from flying goggles and shaving kits to diaries and photos. Remnants of the Pantheon de la Guerre, formerly the largest painting in the world, are on display in Memory and Exhibit Halls.

Interactives throughout the Main Gallery space give visitors an opportunity for hands-on exploration, while special exhibitions dive deeper into more niche topics of the war. The new Open Storage Center displays 1,500 objects otherwise behind closed doors.

At the end of your visit, take in the best view of the KC skyline from atop the 217-foot-tall Liberty Memorial Tower.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Today. Opens Wed 10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, ATM On-Site

Discounts: Military, Children, Seniors, Students, Groups, AAA Members

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Pets, Bicycle

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Vending Machines, Kids Activities, Wheelchairs, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Banquet Facilities, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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Named the No. 1 attraction in Kansas City on TripAdvisor, the Museum and Memorial holds the most comprehensive WWI collection in the world.

Fun Facts

More than 100,000 people witnessed the site dedication in 1921 and more than 150,000 spectators viewed the opening in 1926 featuring U.S. President Calvin Coolidge; the largest crowd a president had ever addressed.

The collection includes the largest remaining section of the Pantheon de la Guerre, formerly the largest painting in the world at 402 feet by 45 feet that originally featured 6,000 prominent people from the Allied nations that participated in WWI.

With more than 350,000 objects and documents, the National WWI Museum and Memorial holds the most comprehensive WWI collection in the world.

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