National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial

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  • Address: 100 W 26 St, Kansas City, MO 64108, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8168888100
  • Ticket Price: 14 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: History Museum, Educational Site, Historical Site, War Memorial, Tourist Center, Family And Kids

National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial - Review

A national historic Landmark of USA and the official World War I Museum of the country, Liberty Memorial and the National World War I Museum is dedicated to the soldiers of America who sacrificed their lives in World War I and the veterans who survived the war.

The Memorial is built on the fund raised by philanthropists of the Kansas and the Missouri state. With a non-profit organization maintaining the memorial and the premises since the early 20the century, the Museum was added in the early 21st century.

The liberty memorial is designed in classic Egyptian revival style and has a limestone exterior construction.  The grand aesthetic design of the monument is worth observing. The tall memorial tower illuminates in the evening by bright orange light which adds to the beauty of the tower.

The museum tells a tale of the war and has a huge collection of documents, books and 3-d objects describing the pre-war and the post war era in USA. Frequented by visitors since its opening, national Museum is a must-visit.

National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial Information

  • Over there cafe is an in-house cafe available to grab a bite.
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  • Audio-guide is available.

National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial Ticket Prices

  • Combined tickets for galleries, special exhibits and the Liberty Memorial Tower on two consecutive days is available.
  • Students, youth and senior citizens have a concession in entry fee.
  • Children under 6 years of age and members have a free entry.

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  • National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial Address: 100 W 26 St, Kansas City, MO 64108, United States
  • National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial Contact Number: +1-8168888100
  • National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial Price: 14 USD
  • Best time to visit National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial: 02:00 Hrs
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  • Liked the way the historical artifacts were preserved. By the state of those artifacts, the museum team did an awesome job of keeping a century old items. Particularly huge fan of the victory painting. Tower visit has great views of the city. History clippings, t hy e story narration through the movies, weapons and tools is pretty ingenious. You could spend time in the outside lawns and have picnics. Overall, great tribute to all who served and died for freedom..

  • From walking across the glass bridge to the main museum area everything was very detailed. The movies were really informative about the war. There is a lot to take in from posters to weapons to trenches etc. Very educational and informative -- it would take multiple trips to be able to read and explore the museum in depth. Well done.

  • Wow! I live in KC, but haven't had the chance to visit until now. So much to see and I learned so much. I will definitely be back because there is so much to see and experience. FYI, tickets are good for two consecutive days, but we were able to make it back the next day. Everyone is nice and helpful. We visited the gift shop at the end and even though we were there at closing time, they didn't rush us and thanked us for visiting. A big thank you to all the volunteers and staff there....a great experience.

  • Thoroughly enjoyed. We came on Saturday and were pleased to learn that the tickets covered two days. Was nicely surprised to come the next day to encounter the live re-enactment stations. Apparently they come every second Sunday and have different themes each time. So much detail. I do recommend the audio tour. We were told at the counter that the tour didn't offer any other information, but just provides the written information in audio form. I found the audio tour to provide more information. I was also pretty overwhelmed by all of the information and displays. The audio tour really helped me focus throughout the museum and actually be able to take everything in. I mentioned in our second day that it would be awesome if they had a kids version of the tour on audio for the little ones. I was pretty impressed that the person actually wrote down my suggestion. Even if nothing ever comes of it, I felt pretty validated and heard. The museum itself was huge. Two individual halves- we did one half each day. There is a nice film to start your tour and another tour halfway through. There are a few small films throughout. I was also impressed with the fact that they had little seats available to sit and watch the films in the middle of the museum. We were saddened to find out that the Cafe had a limited menu on Sunday. We looked online and saw that the regular menu was pretty unique and had potential to add to the museum experience. They had unique selections like a 'eat like a soldier'- where you could choose menu items that would be similar to what a soldier would eat. I was super impressed to learn that this museum was thought of immediately following the war and came to fruition quickly thereafter. There was an additional museum about the chemical warfare. There are two additional museums upstairs on either end of the main hall. Very impressed and absolutely enjoyed!

  • What an amazing and interesting place. Incredible how things like this were built back in the day. Huge Parks, huge Memorials, very helpful guides, and an incredible display. This Memorial and Museum are rarely given much attention, and mostly overlooked, but really has to be seen to be appreciated. I loved it.

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