Events Calendar

Throughout the year, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum schedules events that honor and celebrate the contributions of our nation’s Veterans. This calendar can help you plan your visit around a holiday or other special event.

So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope
Jan 31 – Apr 17 all-day

So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope was produced by The National World War II Museum. This special exhibit debuts on January 31. 

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February Rally Point
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Gain an understanding of the Whole Health approach to care and begin to define or refine your mission, aspiration, or purpose. Begin to set personal goals around your health and well-being and learn about community offerings to support you! In Whole Health care, you are a more active partner with your health team. Presented by Columbus VA partners.

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Veterans Voices: Jesse Iwuji
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Kick-off Black History Month at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum at 6 p.m. on Feb. 5, when we welcome Lieutenant Commander (Select) Jesse Iwuji, U.S. Navy Reserve, and noted NASCAR driver, as our Veterans Voices series guest speaker. Iwuji will share lessons he has learned through his service in the U.S. Navy and how they have influenced his NASCAR career.

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National Veterans Memorial and Museum Group Visit

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.

Memorial Grove

Memorial Grove

Directly adjacent to the Museum lies a 2.5 acre Memorial Grove, designed for contemplation and reflection before vistors 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.

National Veterans Memorial and Museum Downtown Skyline View of building

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.

National Veterans Memorial and Museum - Inside Museum

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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.