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Address: 100 West 26th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816-888-8100
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Description: The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial is the only American...
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial is the only American museum solely dedicated to preserving the objects, history and personal experiences of a war whose impact still echoes today. With one of the greatest collections of World War I artifacts anywhere in the world, the new state-of-the-art complex uses highly-interactive technology to bring history to life. The Museum is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, at the corner of Pershing and Main.
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We've been to the museum several times and enjoy taking family and friends when they are in town. It is a excellent display of World War 1.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Pros: -Cool tower that gives awesome views of KC -Museum has a lot of interesting artifacts to look at -Food court was reasonable---2 people can easily split the sampler platter for $12. Liked that they served food similar to what they ate at the time. Cons: -Parking was a mess, probably wasn't helped by the construction in the area. Get... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

World War I to me is very underappreciated by the American public even though it sets the stage for the entire 20th century. Somehow the people of Kansas City came through "back in the day' and this museum an the associated tower were created. The museum starts with walking across a glass bridge overlooking 9000 poppies - one for every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We've been to the museum several times and enjoy taking family and friends when they are in town. It is a excellent display of World War 1.

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Rockledge, Florida
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Nothing to dislike. Very informative as to what let to war and many interesting articles from the war. Worth the price of admission. The structure itself is beautiful.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Our family of boys (16, 13, 11) visited this museum and were AMAZED!!! So much to look at and read (if you chose). We could have spent all day there but had to head back home. In 3 hours though we were able to see a lot, play with the interactive displays and watch some of the films. I highly... More 

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Chillicothe, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

There was nothing I did not like. The museum is awesome. A wealth of knowledge and may displays to look at.

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Pinner
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

There is a lot of good educational content and interactive features in this museum. You can also take the elevator to the top of the memorial to see splendid views of the city and the area. It is cheaper to get tickets on a Wednesday and it is worth the fee given that you get a two day pass

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Kansas City, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Poppy Field was sobering. For a war buff, this has photos and weapons and all kinds of "stuff" to look at and read.

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Norwalk, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Another of those relatively unknown attractions we hit on during our recent visit to KC was the WW1 Museum. The museum is relatively new, but has a plethora of exhibits, pieces of equipment, weaponry, maps, hands on exhibits and a meaningful story line. Most Americans do not know much about the War to End all Wars, but this is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Exhibits are well planned and laid out, first half is all about European troops, second half is all American. This museum has so many artifacts and displays that we were overwhelmed on day one and spent most of it in Europe, not realizing we had a whole side to go. Luckily for us tickets are to days, and we did... More 

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