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There’s only one Museum in America that honors ALL Veterans – from all branches of service, and from all eras of our nation’s proud history of military service, both peacetime and wartime. The National Veterans Memorial and Museum is a powerful and personal experience designed to give a voice to every man and woman who answered the call for our country.

This is neither a war memorial nor a military museum. The National Veterans Memorial and Museum takes visitors on a narrative journey telling individual stories and shared experiences of Veterans throughout history.


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"The Eagle has landed..." 55 years ago today, the Apollo 11 spaceflight landed NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins and Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on the moon. At 10:56 p.m., as Armstrong stepped off the...

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After receiving his wings on December 1, 1941, Lt. Ronald P. Gift became the youngest squadron commander in the Pacific by 1944. During the Battle of the Philippine Sea, he was awarded the Navy Cross for leading his squadron in an evening strike against the...

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Don't miss our upcoming Meet the Author Night on August 8 featuring Marty Skovlund, Jr., U.S. Army Veteran and co-author of "Send Me: The True Story of a Mother at War." Discover the inspiring journey of Shannon Kent - special operator, wife, mother and American...

Their stories shaped a nation. Our freedom is their legacy. Share in the celebration, and be inspired by the courage of those who served.

We are more than a museum.
We are the Home of the Brave.

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The NVMM is Open on MLK Day!

$1 Admission on Jan. 16 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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