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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 via mobile

Went to explore the sites. must say this is a great learning experience and lots of exhibits to look at. Really was an eye opener with all the history. I must say the opening video really sets the stage for the historical exhibits. and the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed today

My family visited the WWI museum and loved it. It was great and the displays felt so real. It was a great tribute to the veterans of WWI.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed today

I went there when I was a little kid. But seeing as an adult I don't remember it as much as I thought I did it was absolutely stunning. I did not go to the museum's but I did go to the top at the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Had heard about this Museum from numerous sources, and was so glad I went! Plan to spend a day here; you won't be sorry!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The World War I Museum is one of the best museums I have been to. Highly recommend the guided tour. A great learning experience. Definitely worth a 5 star rating.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I spent several hours viewing the weapons, uniforms, vehicles, and other artifacts, as well as the informative film. There is even an example of exactly the same model of pistol used to assassinate the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand(the event that led to WWI) although it...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Didn’t go for the paid part but enjoyed walking around the area and seeing what we did. Very cool to see a memorial to WWI.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chris68104
Reviewed 4 days ago

The National WWI Museum is my favorite in KC. I visit the museum a couple of times every year. The most recent one was on Memorial Day. Their exhibit is awesome from the WWI uniforms to tranches and to weaponry. They also interactive map which...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ria R
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum and memorial are dedicated to those that fought in World War One. There is an admission fee, but it well worth seeing. They have rare artifacts, such as a 1917 Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a battle scarred tank. There are plenty of exhibits to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JOhnh57000
Reviewed 5 days ago

Patriots rises to the occasion to build the War memorial.Really a great place to visit and know the history of World war I. A good collection of items and incidents well narrated.Up keep of museum is very good and children must visit to know about...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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July 1, 2019|
Response from CandC727 | Reviewed this property |
Around 10 minutes, and I don't think so. You can check their YouTube channel.
February 14, 2019|
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Response from whalewatcher09 | Reviewed this property |
Others answered that there is a fee, the view and museum are great One more tidbit. The line to the tower is outdoors so be prepared if the weather is not great. (Its been super cold in KC this winter ❄️)
August 5, 2018|
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Response from josilyn2017 | Reviewed this property |
I looked online and it says a group of 15 or more.