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National WWI Museum and Memorial

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The National WWI 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 and Memorial holds the most comprehensive...more
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2 Memorial Dr, Kansas City, MO 64108-4616
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Reviewed today

Plan on at least a couple of hours. Very educational with many displays and artifacts. A great history lesson.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed today via mobile

Do NOT miss visiting our World Class WW I museum for a learning and somber experience on the Who What When Where of I

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rick-ALWAYSinMotion
Reviewed today

My brother-in-law and I visited this awesome museum. Well done and with lots of information and unique ways to share the history of WW1. Would go back to pick up on facts I missed the first time. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I live in the Kansas City area. The WWI Museum is a fantastic institution and one I often recommend to friends who live in the area and have been remiss to support the museum. Every country was tragically impacted by the shifts in power that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BeverlyJA
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When visiting splurge for all the tours and going to the top of the monument. If you are able to go on a Wednesday its only $10 a person for the monument and all 3 museums.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Flyer196021
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great museum, with lots a terrific displays. The staff are extremely kind and helpful. Fun place to go and buff up on some history. Most overlook WWI, and focus on WW II, so this was very educational.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oserpatrick
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of armaments, uniforms, though little large military pieces such as tanks (1), airplanes (1), etc. However, the panels as you walk through the exhibit rooms are a fascinating story that is told imaginatively and captivating with many photos, examples, and text. The movie in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thegetawayguy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fascinating museum. Lots of interesting artifacts, an informative movie upon arrival, and just a memorable experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LaurenHallenbook
Reviewed yesterday

Most people are not aware of all the events and equipment used in WW1, but this museum really sets the bar for quality of displays.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a real historic Jewell. This building houses the relics of the first world war while attempting to provide talks and exhibits that address the underlying issues of peace and war that still exist in the world. The Monument Memorial itself is a achievement...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen W
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Response from josilyn2017 | Reviewed this property |
I looked online and it says a group of 15 or more.
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Response from jane o | Reviewed this property |
Please see their website for specials.
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Response from Amy L | Reviewed this property |
Definitely a minimum of 2-3 hours. There is a lot of info in the museum. It has a very detailed timeline of how the war developed and played out. It awesome, but takes a while to get through, and if there is a crowd there... More