Our Legacy

World War One Museums in the United States

Learn the Heritage

Visit these museums when you are in the area, or take a virtual tour on their Websites.




Note: Many of these institutions are not primarily dedicated to the Great War, but display significant and informative
World War I materials.


  • California Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum, San Luis Obispo, California  [link]

  • Military Museum, Camp San Luis Obispo, California [link]

  • Armed Forces History Museum, Largo, Florida  [link]

  • National Naval Air Museum, Pensacola, Florida [link]

  • National Infantry Museum, Fort Benning, Georgia [link]

  • Cantigny, First Division Foundation and Museum, Wheaton, Illinois  [link]

  • Museum of the Kansas National Guard (35th Division), Topeka, Kansas  [link]

  • General George S. Patton Museum of Leadership, Ft. Knox, Kentucky  [link]

  • U.S. Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland [link]

  • B&O. Railroad Museum, Baltimore, Maryland [link]

  • Maryland War Memorial, Baltimore, Maryland [link]

  • National Cryptologic Museum, Ft. Meade, Maryland [link]

  • Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, Independence, Missouri [link]

  • National World War I Museum, Liberty Memorial, Kansas City, Missouri [link]

  • John J. Pershing Birth Site, Laclede, Missouri  [no active website]

  • Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Rhinebeck, New York [link]

  • New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center, Saratoga Springs, New York  [link]

  • U.S. Military Academy Museum, West Point, New York [link]

  • NC Museum of History, Raleigh, North Carolina  [link]

  • National Air Museum of the USAF, Wright Patterson, AFB, Ohio [link]

  • Pennsylvania Military Museum and 28th Division Shrine, Boalsburg, Pennsylvania [link]

  • U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania [link]

  • USS Olympia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [link]

  • Alvin York Historic Park, Pall Mall, Tennessee [link]

  • U.S. Army Medical Department Museum, Fort Sam Houston, Texas [link]

  • Texas Military Forces Museum, Fort Mabry, Texas [link]

  • USS Texas, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, Texas [link]

  • Virginia War Museum, Hampton, Virginia [link]

  • George C. Marshall Museum, Lexington, Virginia  [link]

  • Virginia Military Institute Museum, Lexington, Virginia [link]

  • Douglas MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, Virginia  [link]

  • National Museum of the U.S. Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia [link]

  • Woodrow Presidential Library and Museum, Staunton, Virginia  [link]

  • National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Washington DC Naval Yard [link]

  • Smithsonian Air & Space, Washington DC [link]

  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History — The Price of Freedom: Americans at War [link]

  • Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Dulles International Airport, Washington DC [link]

  • Woodrow Wilson House, Washington DC [link]

  • Aircraft


    Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center


    Reenactors at Authentic Trench


    U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center


    Naval Posters & Ship Models


    National Museum of the U.S. Navy


    Uniform of Col. Geo. Marshall


    George C. Marshall Museum


    Renault FT-17 Tank


    National World War I Museum


    Battle Diorama


    Cantigny, First Division Foundation and Museum


    Last Surviving WWI Dreadnought


    USS Texas