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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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A great memorial

We were pleasantly surprised by the WWI. It is a truly fine memorial. The exhibits are well done... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hamburg, United States
Great for kids

We had a great time. The whole family learned a lot! We are excited to go back. The kids especially... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jessica H
Kansas City, Missouri
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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 comprehensive 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

We were pleasantly surprised by the WWI. It is a truly fine memorial. The exhibits are well done and we found the whole experience to be well worth the admission price.

Thank robertoG1382AU
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time. The whole family learned a lot! We are excited to go back. The kids especially loved seeing the tank.

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed yesterday

Everyone should see this exhibit at least one time. Interesting entrance like going into a bunker. Cross a bridge over a field of poppies. Displays are very informative and interesting.

Thank Marcia S
Reviewed yesterday

The museum is excellent and so interesting. On top of the museum there is a view of the city that is breathtaking.

Thank lnsb8d
Reviewed yesterday

This museum will take your breath away if you have ANY interest in history, or any desire to understand what those who have gone before us have done for this country. WWI was a savage war and until you learn more about it, it seems...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed yesterday

I've been wanting to see and visit this place for a long time. Finally got the opportunity. Very informational self guided tour and you're overwhelmed with all the WW1 artifacts. I was very impressed with the contents and 100 yr old relics. Take your time...More

Thank gbathory
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic place to visit. A lot of surprises. Everyone should visit especially young people. Some have no idea how bad war is.

Thank Ernest A
Reviewed yesterday

This is a must stop if ever in KC. Spend 2-4 hours exploring the museum filled with authentic props. I especially liked the replica foxholes. The view from the top is beautiful.

Thank Shelia G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum and memorial are well laid out and sobering. We stopped there briefly and did the kill time walk through. We didn’t wait to go up on the tower for the view which I heard was very impressive. I’d like to go back when...More

Thank Roberto S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the top rated WW1 museum in the country. They give veterans a discount. The ticket is de 2 consecutive days. Give yourself several hours to go through it

Thank Donna M
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Mike S
6 September 2017|
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Response from Sheila W | Reviewed this property |
I think you can hit the highlights in half a day. If you feel the need to read everything and look at every display, it could easily take 2 days, and your ticket ($16) is good for 2 days. Be sure and go up in the Tower for... More
25 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.
18 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