Upcoming Events

WWI Trench Warfare
Open December 19 - May 2015
This exhibit contains various artifacts that represent what an American soldier would have used and encountered in the trenches during WWI. The items on display are courtesy of Ron Leverenz, a private collector and owner of Doughboy Military Collectibles in Springfield, Mo. The exhibit is located in the Local History Department of The Library Center in Springfield and is free to the public.

In the Know: Memorial Month
Sunday, May 17, 2:00 pm
After World War I, Memorial Day became a time to remember and honor all men and women who died in service to our nation. Join author Jim Heiman and Archivist Jonathan Casey in the Edward Jones Research Center as they discuss the monuments of Kanas City, explore the act of remembrance through research and giving voice through eye-witness accounts. Special artifacts and examples from the Museum's archives and private sources will be featured. Free to the public with RSVP.

Memorial Day Weekend
Friday, May 22 - Monday, May 25
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial is America’s only museum dedicated to examining the personal experiences of the Great War and its enduring impact and serves as a fitting place to honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day weekend. Contact the museum for additional information.