Americans in Wartime Experience

Honor, preserve and present the valiant stories of those who served


The Americans in Wartime Experience will highlight the people, places, and events of our nation’s wars from World War I to the present. By conveying the personal experiences of individual Americans and engaging visitors in hands-on activities, the Experience will enable visitors to learn about their heritage and the contributions of those who came before.

Your donation will help us honor, preserve and present the valiant stories of these seemingly “ordinary” American men and women.

Contributions are tax-deductible and will enable us to carry out its mission, to build a permanent home at our site in the Washington, D.C. area, to develop unique collections and programs, and to produce communications that keep our supporters updated on Museum news and activities.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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