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National World War I Museum and Memorial

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Address: 100 West 26th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: +1 816-888-8100
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: The National World War I Museum and Memorial is the only American museum...
The National World War I Museum and 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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Must see museum, WWI

Fantastic museum. Went on a Wednesday when the admission is half price, $7 instead of $14 and ticket is good for 2 days. Museum has a HUGE amount of WWI artifacts from weapons of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Fantastic museum. Went on a Wednesday when the admission is half price, $7 instead of $14 and ticket is good for 2 days. Museum has a HUGE amount of WWI artifacts from weapons of all kinds, tanks, cannons, machine guns, etc to clothing. There are guided tours for large groups, as well as audio (extra cost). Beautiful grounds and building.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you think you know a lot about WW1, you will probably change your mind after a visit to this outstanding museum. You will gain a much richer understanding of trench warfare and what life was like for the average soldier. There is an excellent timeline display which lists all the major events by month and contrasts those with what... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Not only can you get some of the most authentic and well-organized displays of American history, but you can also go to the top of the Liberty Memorial and see an awesome view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

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Kansas City, Mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

One of a kind experience! Unbelievable artifacts and displays, Perfect place to take history buffs, out of town friends, or just spend a day yourself! Don't miss it!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Loved how interactive the entire place was! From the full wall murals, to the actual videos, very fun/educational place to check out!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you are in Kansas City you must see this museum. Its very well done. There is so much to see here you can spend the whole day in here looking at things. They even have a tank from this time period. I believe they even had a old plane hanging from the ceiling also. Allot to see so come... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Museum presents history in interesting ways through displays, illustrative films, interactive displays. World War I was very important and needs to be remembered and studied. The Museum has wonderful collections that are used and it also brings in travelling exhibits, has speakers, and shows films.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great learning experience for young and old alike. The "poppy" floor is gorgeous and I enjoy watching l people scamper across it.

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Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went with my wonderful wife who had been once before and she loved it even more the second time. I still recall all the great truths I learned about WW1. I will go back again and drink in all they have to teach me!!!! It is very well taken care of and they let people move trough at our... More 

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Ksamil, Albania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The world war and all that stuff we learned was asome I liked all of the stuff all of the stuff really I did

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Additional Information about National World War I Museum and Memorial

Address: Address: 100 West 26th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: +1 816-888-8100
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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