SEE COURAGE UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL – AT THE ONLY MUSEUM IN AMERICA THAT GIVES A VOICE TO ALL OUR VETERANS. VISIT TODAY, AND GET TO KNOW THE COURAGEOUS MEN AND WOMEN WHO ANSWERED THE CALL FOR OUR COUNTRY. HEAR THEIR STORIES. HONOR THEIR SERVICE.
10-11 a.m. Monday, May 27
Our first Memorial Day ceremony to honor the fallen will be held from 10-11 a.m. Monday, May 27 on our Rooftop Terrace, with a rain location in our Great Hall. Our CEO and President, Lt. General Michael Ferriter (Retired), will speak and our keynote address will be delivered by Jennifer (Loredo) Ballou, Master Sergeant, US Army (Retired) and Gold Star Spouse. The program also will include a color guard, taps, the laying of wreaths to pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our Nation. Free - RSVP is required.Reserve Free Tickets
9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 1
Join us for Rally Point, our free, monthly networking breakfast for Veterans and their families. This month, we will be dedicating a new exhibit to the Museum: A Living Tribute, the POW-MIA Table. RSVP at:Sign Up
1 p.m. Thursday, June 6
Mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 6 in our Great Hall and hear first-hand accounts from our very own D-Day Veteran, Don Jakeway, whose story is highlighted in our exhibit, along with fellow WWII Veterans Jack Welsh and Carl Strout. The discussion will be led by Col. Peter Mansoor, US Army (Retired), the General Raymond E. Mason Jr. Chair of Military History at The Ohio State University. Register for this free event here:Reserve Free Tickets
Friday, July 5
The National Veterans Memorial and Museum’s inaugural Independence Day festival, Community Celebration of Honor, will provide an exceptional experience for Central Ohio and beyond. Be inspired, educated and connected. Spend a fun-filled afternoon participating in activities including patriotic face painting, balloons and recreational games while enjoying live music, food and beverages. Paid entry fee will include refreshments, activities and free entry into the Memorial and Museum exhibits, with proceeds benefiting our mission.
Sometimes the most powerful instrument a soldier has is a camera. See Stacy Pearsall’s exhibit.
Wednesday – Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Summer Hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day): Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
300 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215