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National World War I Museum and Memorial

2 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64108-4616
+1 816-888-8100
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The National World War I Museum and Memorial is America's leading institution dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact on the global community. The Museum holds the most diverse collection of World War I objects and documents in the world and is the second-oldest public museum dedicated to preserving the objects, history and experiences of the war. The Museum takes visitors of all ages on an epic journey through a transformative period and shares deeply personal stories of courage, honor, patriotism and sacrifice. Designated by Congress as America's official World War I Museum and Memorial and located in downtown Kansas City, Mo., the National World War I Museum and Memorial inspires thought, dialogue and learning to make the experiences of the Great War era meaningful and relevant for present and future generations.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64108-4616
+1 816-888-8100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful view of the city's skyline. Great for taking photos of the city skyline. Especially with the Union Center and surrounding buildings lit up. Next time I visit will have to check it out again when everything is open.

Thank Raymond R
Reviewed yesterday

My husband is a huge history buff, who is especially knowledgeable about wars. This museum was at the top of his list for our small vacation. I, on the other hand, don't know hardly anything about wars. However,we both found this museum incredibly interesting. I...More

Thank LGReviews4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here on an afternoon but only went up the tower. The views of the city was amazing and with our friend pointing out all the local places was really nice. Good value for $5 really.

Thank RichardWiggett
Reviewed 3 days ago

Top-notch museum chronicling a conflict that can be touch to encompass .. fascinating information abounds .. and the grounds & tower are a great piece of living history.

Thank Ted W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is amazing. If you want to learn about history and wars, you need to check out the WW1 Museum in Kansas City, MO. The Poppy bridge is amazing and the place has some of the best exhibits I have ever seen in a...More

Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I live about 90 miles from downtown Kansas City. For several years we have enjoyed going to KC for various reasons and events. Visiting the National World War One Museum never seemed to be a priority. On one of our visits, our...More

Thank TD-MO
Reviewed 5 days ago

Too many have no idea of what our grandfather's or greatgrandfathers went through. This museum shows the history of WW1 from the lead up to the horrors of trench warfare to peace. Weapons, uniforms, as well as everyday items are displayed in a logical fashion...More

Thank jonthethird
Reviewed 6 days ago

On a Tour with my military Unit.. Part of our 5th Division Reunion... With friends .. Very inspirational Site... Lots to see .. Needed a little more time ... Hard to put this in words...

1  Thank BobZ9
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are a history buff, this museum is a must!! I learned so much and felt like the museum sound be part of the Smithsonian in DC. There are many vets who volunteer here who are a wealth of information. There are parts of...More

Thank CbeauNewBedford_MA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While a number of my Great Uncles served in both the Army and Navy during WWI, and I have a liking for history. This little known museum is worth a special trip to honor those who served 100 years ago. The exhibits are well done...More

Thank Tom K
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Response from SouthwestCrow | Reviewed this property |
I went back for the second day; spent about 6 hours in the two days. But I dig this kind of stuff. You can hurry through it in a couple of hours but won't get the full effect. There are two more exhibits on the upper... More
26 August 2017|
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Response from V5765NPmichellet | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a small handicapped parking lot to the left of the monument. It's a little difficult to spot until you drive past the monument. Then turn to the right.
19 June 2017|
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Response from Gene G | Reviewed this property |
Adults $16.00 Seniors 65 years and up $14.00 Students 18 years and over with student ID $14.00 Youth ages 6-17 $10.00 Under age 6 free