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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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I was staying close to here, and it was on my list of places to see while in town. The museum did not disappoint. The video at the beginning helps set things up, and then there is so much to see and read. There are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jason K
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This is one of the best museums I have ever visited. From the second you walk across the poppy fields you are trasported back in time into a very interactive experience. You experience everything from being in a foxhole to what it felt like to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved this museum. It is laid out so that you walk through time during WWI. Even for the non-history buff, you get the right amount of information so as to understand this history lesson. The trip to the tower and view of KC Missouri...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carolsfromnj
Reviewed 3 days ago

Two colleagues and I visited this museum not knowing what to expect. There is far more than one can see in a day, and I plan to return on my next visit to KC. Interactive displays and videos are excellent and the collection is unmatched....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sparrish92
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend. Pan in advance so you have plenty of time. The tower is a must. Very informative place. The short movies are great, especially the second one. This place is a must for anyone.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cmr10587
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 days ago 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 4 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 5 days ago 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
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5 August 2018|
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Response from josilyn2017 | Reviewed this property |
I looked online and it says a group of 15 or more.
5 April 2018|
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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