Immerse yourself in Virginia's history by visiting one of our exhibitions.
Spend your Memorial Day with us, celebrating those who serve. Enjoy a day of free family-friendly activities, where you can:
Meet President Woodrow Wilson and General John J. Pershing, as historical reenactors bring them to life and give a glimpse into the World War I era
See President Woodrow Wilson’s 1919 Pierce-Arrow Series 51 limousine, a classic example of an early US automobile, on loan from The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum
Commemorate the 3,700 Virginians who made the ultimate sacrifice during WWI with a moving ceremony at 1:00 pm, featuring musical performances by the 392nd Army Band’s Brass Quintet
Participate in hands-on activities that show you how all Virginians did their part during the Great War
All Memorial Day activities are free and open to the public, no ticket required. We hope to see you there!
Thanks to Our WWI Partners:
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This exhibition covers 16,000 years of Virginia history, from prehistoric times to the present.
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