WWI Centennial Commemoration
In 1917 World War I plunged the United States into the most horrific war we had ever fought overseas. A century later we still talk of the heroism, sacrifice and victories of the “war to end all wars.”
Join the National Museum of the Marine Corps in commemorating the centennial of WWI throughout 2017 and 2018. We will have special events, lectures and demonstrations throughout year that will allow visitors to experience the war that gained the Marines notoriety around the world.
Combat Art Gallery Exhibit
A World at War: The Marine Corps and U.S. Navy in World War I
Now open at the Museum, see the "A World at War: The Marine Corps and U.S. Navy in World War I" art exhibit. The joint art exhibition depicts the story of the Marines and Sailors who fought and died in "the war to end all wars" and contain 92 works by 42 artists drawn from the collections of the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the Naval History and Heritage Command and the National Museum of the United States Army.
Museum Events & Exhibits
Centennial of the Armistice -
Bells of Peace event
November 11, 2018 11:00 am
See our Calendar of Events for more information on WWI Wednesday events.
WWI History and Artifacts Videos
On April 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I. In this video NMMC historian, Patrick Mooney shares why America went to war and how it impacted Marines.
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