Kansas City, Missouri: National World War I Museum

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Liberty Memorial Tower

Address:
2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO
Directions:
South side of downtown. Look for the concrete Liberty Memorial Tower. I-35 or I-70 to the Broadway exit. South on Broadway, then left on Pershing Road. Right on Kessler Road to the Liberty Memorial Tower and Museum.
Hours:
Tu-Su 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
816-888-8100
Admission:
Adults $16.
RA Rates:
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National World War I Museum

A curious underground museum, safe from any Zeppelin attack. Opened in late 2006, a bit late for most WWI vets. Has a replica trench and a 100-foot-long recreation of "No Man's Land."

Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Kansas City, Missouri - Last Possible Vet Finally Visits WWI Museum
National World War I Museum: History attractions must act promptly if the last living person who witnessed that history will soon be not living. [05/26/2008] Complete Story...

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National World War I Museum

If you visit the Money Museum (which is free) at the Federal Reserve across the street you can get a BOGO coupon for the WWI museum when you take a survey before you leave.

[Jennifer, 03/11/2015]
World War I Museum Finally Opens

America's official, congressionally-designated World War I museum finally opened on December 2, 2006, only 88 years and 21 days after World War I ended.

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[12/02/2006] Complete News Story

America's only World War I museum to reopen

In a world filled with explosions and evildoers, America needs a good war museum.

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[05/19/2002] Complete News Story


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