National Veterans Memorial and Museum - Education


At the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, we bring American history to life by connecting students to the powerful personal stories and firsthand experiences of our Nation’s heroes. We strive to be a valuable educational resource for students K-12, college scholars , and educators at all levels, offering comprehensive programming that engages learners and shares stories of service and sacrifice.

K-12 Curriculum

Connecting educators and students to the Veteran experience through stories and artifacts that educate and inspire is a great way to teach students using oral histories. Resources and lesson plans provide educators an opportunity to bring museum content to the classroom. Lessons can be used pre- and post-museum visit and we encourage educators to download those below.

Grades PK – K: The American Flag
Grades 1 – 3: George Washington
Grades 1 – 3: The Fourth of July
Grades 4 – 5: The State of Ohio
Grades 4 – 5: The War of 1812
Grades 6 – 8: Kevlar
Grades 6 – 8: The Civil War

National Veterans Memorial and Museum - K-12 Curriculum

Higher Education Resources

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum is working with colleges and universities to develop coursework and programming related to Veterans Studies. We look forward to announcing these partnerships once the programs are live.

National Veterans Memorial and Museum - Higher Ed Curriculum
National Veterans Memorial and Museum - Group Tours

Group Tours

Planning a field trip for your class? We offer guided tours for groups of 10 or more 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.

Schedule a Group Tour