THE NEW HOME OF THE BRAVE

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.

Upcoming Events

Veterans Voices: The 26th Anniversary of the Battle at Mogadishu

Veterans Voices: The 26th Anniversary of the Battle at Mogadishu

6pm Thursday, October 3

Veterans Voices: The 26th Anniversary of the Battle at Mogadishu. Hear the real stories immortalized in the movie Black Hawk Down from those who were there: Brigadier General James C. Nixon, US Army (Retired); Major Larry D. Moores, US Army (Retired), and Chief Warrant Officer, 4th Class Gerard Izzo, US Army (Retired), all members of Task Force Ranger and recipients of valor awards.

Purchase your tickets and hear the real stories
October Rally Point

October Rally Point

9am-11am Saturday, October 5

October Rally Point will feature various departments from the Chalmers P. Wylie Ambulatory Care Center – also known as the Columbus VA. Rally Point attendees will hear learn how the VA is continuing to serve our Veteran community here in Central Ohio. Each representative will bring a valuable perspective and will share their experience and knowledge, as well as to answer your questions.  Rally Point is a free event with continental breakfast included. 

Sign up today to be a part of this Rally
November Rally Point

November Rally Point

9am-11am Saturday, November 2

Learn about non-clinical therapies and how they improve the lives of Veterans who benefit from their services. Rally Point attendees will hear from organizations focusing on equine therapy, meditation and motor sports.  Through discussions, these organizations will explain how they provide supportive environments for Veterans to grow, heal, and build community following service. 

Sign up today and plan to have a free breakfast
The National Veterans Memorial and Museum 5 Mile Run and Walk

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum 5 Mile Run and Walk

9am Sunday, November 10

Run to honor America's Veterans and active military during Veteran's Day weekend. The event features a 5-mile course, each mile representing one of the service branches, an urban course through the streets of downtown Columbus and an exciting finish on top of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. A portion of all proceeds will support the mission of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. Please visit the link to register and learn more.

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Group Visits

Group Visits

Reservations Available

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum welcomes groups of 10 or more for both guided tours and self-guided visits with a discounted admission rate, a dedicated entrance, and other group privileges. Reservations are required and should be made at least four weeks in advance. To inquire about a group visit, please complete the online request form or contact groups@nationalvmm.org.

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Memorial Grove

Memorial Grove

Directly adjacent to the Museum lies a 2.5 acre Memorial Grove, designed for contemplation and reflection before visitors return to their everyday lives. Anchored by a grove of elm trees, the space features a 325-foot stone wall, with three cascades of water and a reflecting pool lining the basin, creating a cohesive space for remembrance, inspiration and the recognition of service.

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Private Events

Private Events

Reservations Available

Recognized internationally for its innovative design, the National
Veterans Memorial and Museum offers a truly unique venue for a
variety of occasions and special events. From the Great Hall, with its
stunning views of the Columbus skyline, to the rooftop terrace, our
spaces make events memorable. Meeting rooms on the lower level
can accommodate groups of up to 180, and catering services are
available.

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Support the Museum

Support the Museum

Get Involved Today

Honor the contributions of those who've served, and help ensure their stories live on to inspire future generations. Consider making a donation to support our exhibitions, educational programming, and community outreach. Or join our team as a volunteer and take an active role in supporting the museum's mission. 

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Special Exhibit

Pearsall Exhibit

Light During Wartime

Sometimes the most powerful instrument a soldier has is a camera. See Stacy Pearsall’s exhibit.

Plan Your Visit

Hours

Wednesday – Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Summer Hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day): Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm

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Location

300 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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